The Gorgeous Orange Bishop

The male Northern Red Bishop or Orange Bishop is a gorgeous little weaver, native to the sub Sahara Desert, Africa. From Wikipedia: The Northern Red Bishop displays prominently, singing high-pitched squeaks from tall grass, puffing out his feathers or performing a slow hovering display flight. It builds a spherical woven nest in tall grass. As […]

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Thought There Was A Prize In Here!

As wildlife photographers, we all strive to capture that perfect moment. Sometimes, the moment is dramatic, sometimes the moment is awe inspiring, sometimes the moment is scary and sometimes the moment is just plain funny. At this time of year when we all have so much going on, I know that things can get a […]

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Costas, Annas, Allens and Others

Orange County, California, only gets several varieties of hummingbirds, but I never grow tired of trying to freeze them in time. Here are some of my favorite photos that I have taken over the last few years. I don’t believe in shooting them at feeders so all my shots are taken in the wild. Please […]

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Orange County (California) Birds of Prey

Of all the subjects I photograph, birds of prey are my favorite. These predators are birds that hunt for food primarily via flight, using their keen senses, especially vision. Many different species call Orange County, California their home. With some moderate hiking and a small dose of patience, it is possible to capture most of […]

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Lunch Time in Coopersville

In August of 2011, I was lucky enough to stumble upon a family of Coopers Hawks nesting in the trees 5 minutes away from my home in Irvine, California. Over the next six weeks, I witnessed and photographed all kinds of interactions between the mother and her young. However, the feeding process is what captivated […]

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