Apr 272013
Costa Rica Update

My second tour complete, so naturally, lots of editing waiting on the hard drives. Both of the 2013 tours were very successful, wonderful guests, amazing nature to see and photograph. This most recent trip was exceptional as we were able to stand in a farmers field and watch Quetzals with their nest. A tree line […]

Apr 052013
Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator) - female vs first winter male

In the winter, one of the problems of deciding whether or not the red breasted merganser that you are observing is a female or is it a first-winter male. After I researched the subject, the way to tell the first year-male from a female red-breasted merganser, is that the first-winter male red-breasted merganser as a […]