Friday, August 19, 2016

International Crane Foundation Baraboo Wisconsin

    There are 15 species of cranes in the world and there is only one place where you can see them all, the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo,WI.  For more information and a visitors' guide check out their website  International Crane Foundation
Close up of Black Necked Crane
Grey Crowned Crane

Black Crowned Crane

Blue Crane


Eurasian Crane

Hooded Crane

Sarus Crane

Siberian Crane

Wattled Crane

Whooping Crane

Monday, August 8, 2016

Weekend at Ludington Harbor

  Plenty of photo ops at the harbor this weekend.
Merlin announcing the rising Sun, he's come to snuff the rooster

Piping Plover

Semipalmated Plover

Juvenile Spotted Sandpiper

Belted Kingfisher

Female Yellow Warbler

Great Blue Heron hunting with its shadow

Round Goby chose to dodge the shadow

Dinosaur feet

  Friday and Saturday evenings clear skies and convenient celestial objects allowed for some astrophotography.
Moon on Saturday

Moon with Jupiter on Friday

Venus drawing a crowd on Friday evening

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Birds on the Pier

  The unedited photo file on my hard-drive has been filling up since Friday to the point where I'd almost need a day off to tend to it.
  Here are some photos taken at the south pier at Ludington Harbor.

Piping Plover

Northern Pintail

Gobal Annhilation

Untimely Blink

Least Sandpiper

Semipalmated Plover

(Un)Spotted Sandpiper