Opossum - Image 412962

Kip’s Comments 1-29-17

  George Wyth State Park Photo Safari and Close To Home Gravel Travel Yesterday I shared the story and an image explaining how an adult Cooper’s hawk had stopped by our backyard to hunt. I thought that was the end of the day’s outdoor photography efforts, but there was more. I would have liked to …

Gray Partridge - Image 355562

Kip’s Comments 2-19-16

  Can You Find Them? Good grief…today’s wind was awful! Semi trucks were getting blown over and anything not secured to the ground was blown away. Hopefully tomorrow’s conditions will be much calmer.     The wind brought in warm temperatures, resulting in plenty of water on top of the ice. In fact, there was …

Gray Partridge - Image 355413

Kip’s Comments 2-18-16

  Looking Like Dirt As I follow the life of a small group of gray partridges outside of Tripoli, today I found them in a different field doing their best to blend into their surroundings by looking like dirt. I will give them credit. The birds nearly fooled me. In fact, I drove past them …

Fat Tire Bicycle Ride on Ice at Sweet Marsh - Image 355322

Kip’s Comments 2-17-16

  And Then There Was Another One Yesterday I explained how I had found four gray partridges out in the open, doing their best to appear like one of many cow piles in a pasture. I drove out this morning to see if I could find the birds again today and I did, on my …

Gray Partridge in Snow - Image 354990

Kip’s Comments 2-16-16

  Anniversary and That Isn’t What You Think It Is! Six months ago today I crashed my bicycle at Sweet Marsh. Today, for the first time, I went for a bicycle ride at Sweet Marsh again. Instead of riding on the dikes, today I rode my fat tire bike on the ice. My journey began …

Hen Pheasant - Image 239365

Kip’s Comments 2-26-14

I Share Good News Tonight! Regardless of what it looks like and feels like outside, even though we have feet of snow and inches of ice to maneuver over and around, and no matter what the local weather folks tell us about being under a Winter Weather Advisory, I am here to tell you and …

Gray Partridge (239265)

Kip’s Comments 2-24-14

I Shot Quick and Recorded a First! Sometimes, when you least expect it, opportunities present themselves.  Those who are prepared and ready to react may have a chance to see or do something unexpected. Such was the case today for me. My work day had ended and as I drove past a farmhouse, I noticed …