Tag Archive: photography

Birding Mountain Pine Ridge in Belize

When Steve and I spent two weeks in Belize a couple of years ago (one week on Ambergris Caye scuba diving and the next week at Crystal Paradise Resort in the Cayo district… Continue reading

Random Acts of Birding

It’s been a slow couple of weeks.  My husband has been out of the country on business and I’ve been home nursing a cold, so there’s not been much birding for us. Did… Continue reading

Sometimes birds just don’t cooperate. (Okay, most of the time.)

Last weekend my husband and I, along with my friend Jolie, headed up to Farmington Bay, which is just north of Salt Lake City for the annual  Bald Eagle Day.  Oh dear, it was… Continue reading

Extreme Birding

Usually when I tell people that my husband and I are birders I often get an exchange that goes something like this: Other person: “Excuse me, did you say, birder? What’s that?” Me:… Continue reading

Birding San Diego and chasing some lifers

I’ve been in San Diego on business since last Saturday and my husb, Steve decided to tag along so he could do some birding.  Before our trip Steve ordered Brad Schram’s A Birder’s… Continue reading

House wars: Pale-billed Woodpecker vs. White-fronted Parrots

While we were staying at the resort, Crystal Paradise in Belize last year, Steve and I were in the outdoor dining area chatting with some of the other birders staying at the resort when all… Continue reading

Okay, call me lazy. But I prefer canoeing over walking.

I hate walking. And that was before I had my accident last year. To be a really good birder, in my opinion, you need to be willing to stand for long periods of… Continue reading

About 800 miles off course

“It’s a birding mecca!” exclaimed my husband Steve when he suggested we go to Point Pelee National Park in Ontario. It would be our first birding adventure since my broken ankle accident in… Continue reading

Lens Envy

When I first was dragged started going out in the field birding with my husband I carried a Kodak point-and-shoot camera. Steve would point out a bird to me and “click!” I’d take the picture… Continue reading