Category Archives: Nature

Visit to Joel Miller and Family, Vermont and Connecticut. April 4 – 17, 2019

I recently visited my brother Joel, who lives in Middlebury, Vermont, along with his son Peter and family (who live in Middlebury, as well) and another of his sons, Matt, and family, who live in Westport, Connecticut. Here are some … Continue reading

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Snowy Trees, Apr. 1, 2019

The first photo is of the hill to the north, and across the river, from our place in La Bolsa. Continue reading

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Big Day for Wildlife

My last sighting was this bald eagle, which circled above me and landed on a basalt boulder. Continue reading

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Heron Grabs and Swallows a Trout

Watch as this Great blue heron spots a rainbow trout, grabs it and then takes a short walk before swallowing it. Continue reading

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Cranes at the Historic Los Luceros

The drive into the property first passed through an apple orchard, with the fruit still on the trees. Eating the now fermenting apples were starlings and Lewis woodpeckers, and I stopped to photograph the latter. Continue reading

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Costa Rica Birding South, Part 4

We stopped at Restaurante La Georgina, at 10,000′, to see what hummingbirds were in attendance at their feeders. Continue reading

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Costa Rica Birding South, Part 3

Our next destination was the Las Cruces Field Station/Wilson Botanical Garden. What a great place! The Botanical Garden was a delight. But what about the birds!?! A fruit feeder on the deck of the dining hall building attracted many birds. … Continue reading

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