• Kip’s Comments 5-25-18

      Not Paddling Alone From a distance it may have appeared as if I was paddling alone this morning on Casey Lake. No other people were with me, but I was hardly alone. First I had a raccoon working the edge of the lake near me. Unfortunately, I was not able to shoot any pictures …

  • Kip’s Comments 5-24-18

      Still Incubating Some time ago – as measured in weeks – I shared a picture of a mallard nest filled with eggs. When I checked on the nest today, Momma Mallard was still sitting on the eggs. I cannot imagine what it must be like to sit and sit and sit on eggs for …

  • Kip’s Comments 5-23-18

      Construction Continues Our house wren couple continue to pick up little sticks around our yard to build their nest in the nest box I hung on Sunday. I wish I had a box with a camera in it so I could watch the stacking process. From the outside I know only that the noisy …

  • Kip’s Comments 5-23-18

      Two More Life Birds and More! What a full day of outdoor activities with a highlight being documenting two “Life” birds in our yard.    During a brief session of watching outside we had a northern waterthrush and mourning warbler in the yard.    Northern Waterthrush:              Mourning Warbler:  …