• Kip’s Comments 7-17-18

      Effects of Dew Moist mornings due to heavy dew tend to move upland game birds to dry areas, such as along our country roads. Today I spotted several families of ring-necked pheasants – minus Dad pheasants – working and resting along the edges of gravel roads. Most of the birds did not sit for …

  • Kip’s Comments 7-16-18

      Up to Look Around The state highway passing through Tripoli (Highway 93) is being redone this year. Such a project includes updating the buried infrastructure under the road bed. Digging up and replacing pipelines and sewer systems is not a quick or easy endeavor. With the project well underway, traffic has come to a …

  • Kip’s Comments 7-10-18 through 7-15-18

      Family Reunion 2018 Every two years our family gathers from around the country for almost a week-long reunion. This year we met at the Light House Bed and Breakfast on Shafer Lake near Monticello, Indiana. Instead of shooting many pictures, I enjoyed time with our family and dear relatives.      We learned at …

  • Kip’s Comments 7-9-18

      Habitat is Key  Provide the correct elements needed for survival, in the appropriate amounts, and you may just see wildlife.    I certainly never expected the water retention pond at Walmart to be the necessary habitat for a green heron, but apparently it is, at least for now. This green heron was perched on …