• Kip’s Comments 4-23-19

      An Interesting Morning With Wildlife I had only a brief amount of time to spend with wildlife this morning. In that short amount of time I saw a variety of species. I think I made pretty good use of the time!                           …

  • Kip’s Comments 4-22-19

      Earth Day Observations Before the Storm Early this morning I was out on the water to enjoy Earth Day 2019. With an impending storm  – brief, but with lightning – I did not know if I would see much wildlife at close range. About the only certainty would be American coots by the hundreds. …

  • Kip’s Comments 4-21-19

      Predicting  – Soras, Virginia Rails, and A Little More Yesterday I mentioned to Kristy that I ought to visit Sweet Marsh today because I had a feeling I would be seeing (and hopefully photographing) soras and Virginia rails. Both are shorebirds that for the most part remain hidden in cattails. My hunch was 18-hours …

  • Kip’s Comments 4-20-19

      Sap Sucking Over the past few days I have noticed the presence of many red admiral butterflies in areas of our yard. To figure out why so many were present and what was attracting them, I spent a few minutes watching them. Soon I realized they were pausing to drinking white birch tree sap …