Bear River Cliff Swallows

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I don’t believe that I photograph any species more pugnacious than the Cliff Swallow. Their combative nature can lead to some interesting photo opportunities but they’re so darned quick that doing it well is very difficult. […]

Barn Owl In Flight (and hopes for a white Christmas)

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I don’t have many Christmassy-looking images to accompany my heart-felt wishes that all of my readers have a joyous holiday with family and loved ones so this Barn Owl in flight against a snowy backdrop will just have to do. I thought about cloning a red Santa hat onto the head of the bird but that thought was a fleeting one because I just couldn’t bring myself to do that to the owl. […]