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Friday, August 31, 2018

My photo in the WSJ

It's my photo in the Aug. 28, 2018 online edition of  The Wall Street Journal via ZUMAPRESS.com.

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Pretty as a painting

A basket of freshly picked pears on a lovely late summer morning in western Oregon on Aug. 29, 2018.

Pears usually don't ripen very well on the tree. They need a few days after being picked to develop their sugars and distinctive flavor.


Lily the border collie is not impressed 

Monday, August 27, 2018

My photo in Germany

My hummingbird photo was apparently a big hit in Germany.  I work with the editorial photo agency ZUMAPRESS.com for distribution of my work.


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Hummingbird and wasp

A rufous hummingbirds watches a yellow jacket wasp from its perch on a barbed wire fence along a pasture near Elkton in rural western Oregon on Monday, Aug. 27, 2018.

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Maverick remembered (August 29, 1936 – August 25, 2018)

It was a thrill to spot the familiar smiling face of Sen. John McCain as he was surrounded by a gaggle of journalist in April of 2017 in the tunnels under the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. He was a true American hero. 

Low hanging fruit


A wild black-tailed deer doe stand on her rear legs as she feeds on plums in an old orchard on a farm near Elkton in rural western Oregon on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018.

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Katydid or didn't she?

A katydid clings to the leaf of a hazelnut tree in an orchard on a farm near Elkton in rural western Oregon on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018. Katydids are known as bush crickets in the United Kingdom. 

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Sitting pretty

A large crab spider waits to ambush unsuspecting insects from its perch on a Queen Anne's lace flower in a pasture on a farm near Elkton in rural western Oregon on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018.

Sunday, August 19, 2018

Dinner on the fly


One day later and the wasps have picked the bones mostly clean.

Friday, August 17, 2018

Friendly little mantis

A mantis climbs on a Queen Anne's lace flower in a pasture on a farm near Roseburg in southwestern Oregon on Friday, Aug. 17, 2018.
The mantis pauses to groom its antennae.

Thursday, August 16, 2018

My work in New Scientist magazine

Check out my photo in New Scientist magazine from the UK with a story about the Our Children's Trust federal climate change lawsuit.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Caught in the web

A garden spider feeds on a grasshopper caught in its web in a blackberry thicket along the Umpqua River near Roseburg in rural western Oregon on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018.

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

The great apple pie caper

A gray jay feasts on an apple pie left out at a campsite along Waldo Lake near Oakridge in the Willamette National Forest on Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018. Gray jays are commonly known as "camp robbers" for their habit of taking food from humans.

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Sleepy little hummingbird

It's hard work being a ferocious little hummingbird. Sometimes you just need a power nap for a few seconds. It's a rufous hummingbird in western Oregon on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018.

Take me out to the fair

A sow and piglet nap during a hot afternoon in their pen in the pig barn at the annual Douglas County Fair in Roseburg on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018.

The carnival rides spin into the evening on the midway.

Fair goers enjoy an evening of cotton candy and carnival fun.

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Smokey sunset in western Oregon

The setting sun is turned orange from wildfire smoke as it sets behind a deer skull mounted on a fence near Elkton in western Oregon on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018. Numerous wildfires are burning in Oregon and California creating smoky air.

Getting to the point

A rufous hummingbird scrapes its beak on the point of a barbed wire fence at the edge of a pasture along a country road near Elkton in rural western Oregon on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018. 
Yawning while perched on a fuchsia.

Back on the fence.

Monday, August 6, 2018

Smoky sky in Oregon

The setting sun is turned orange from wildfire smoke as it sets behind swallows perched on utility wires near Elkton in western Oregon on Monday, Aug. 6, 2018. Numerous wildfires are burning in Oregon and California creating smoky air.

Sunday, August 5, 2018

Making a run for it

A pair of black-tailed deer fawns run along a country road near Elkton in western Oregon on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018.

Saturday, August 4, 2018

Summer babies


A newly hatched wild turkey chick walks with its mother through a field of grass near the Umpqua River in southwestern Oregon on Aug. 4, 2018. Most wild turkeys hatch their young earlier in the season in western Oregon.
The turkey family walks into an open area briefly on  their jaunt through the grass. The mother turkey seemed to mostly be eating wild blackberries on the edge of the field while her young followed along.

Friday, August 3, 2018

Put 19 birds on it

A flock of starlings perch on an elk at the Dean Creek Wildlife Viewing area in field near Reedsport in southwestern Oregon. on Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018.
An elk calf feeds while starling use its back as a perch.

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Happy moth

A moth with a brightly colored face feeds on a Queen Anne's lace flower growing along a highway near Reedsport in southwestern Oregon on Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018.