Common Yellowthroat - Image 632002 (© Kip Ladage)

Kip’s Comments 5-12-20

  Morning Shots, Afternoon Shots, and Evening Shots Some days a nature watcher is lucky to see something special that they might not often observe. Other days a person can try to find something interesting, but find the task nearly impossible. Every once in awhile an observer might have multiple opportunities to see some of …

Redbud Blossoms - Image 630189 (© Kip Ladage)

Kip’s Comments 5-7-20

  A Walk Around the Yard Due to the COVID-19 pandemic I have done much of my work from home for the past many weeks. I still go out to receive or deliver PPE, respond to residential fires, hazmat incidents, and some EMS scenes. As much as possible I work from home.        Since I don’t …

Yellow-rumped Warbler - Image 564090 (© Kip Ladage)

Kip’s Comments 5-10-19 and 5-11-19

  Grandson Time My posts have not kept up due to having a great opportunity to spend time with one of our younger grandsons. Such time is important and not often enough, so I took advantage of it. While he is sleeping I thought it might be a good time to share some photos from …

Nashville Warbler - Image 253365

Kip’s Comments 5-9-14

  Warbler Hotspot, Scenics, and a Busy Backyard This day has been quite busy, beginning with the final day of a conference held at a camp along the shores of Lake Okoboji. Over the past couple of days I noticed the area seemed to attract warblers of a variety of species. Early this morning, before …