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Saturday, March 31, 2018

Sexy beasts

A pair of male wild turkeys display for a group nearby females in a pasture near Elkton in western Oregon on Saturday, March 31, 2018.

Thursday, March 29, 2018

A couple of screechers

A pair of adult barn owls roost in the rafters of an old barn on a ranch near Elkton in western Oregon on Thursday, March 29, 2018. Barn owls don't hoot. They make more a of a screeching sound.

Saturday, March 24, 2018


Lily stands in a small creek as it rushes down a mossy hillside in western Oregon near Elkton on Saturday, March 24, 2018. A massive weather system has brought rain and snow to much of the west coast of the United States.  
The runoff from the storm system cascades down the creek near Elkton in western Oregon. 

Rainy day fun

Rainy day fun with Cocoa the chocolate Labrador in Oregon...

My photo on Climatewire website

Great use of my photo from inside the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco on
Victoria Barrettt: "It's kind of sad to know that we really likely are going to have to live in a world that is really physically different from the world we live in now,"- one of 21 young plaintiffs suing the government in a landmark climate change case, Juliana v. United States

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Spring flowers

Tansy, our partially feral cat,  appears to not be impressed by the first day of spring.

Monday, March 19, 2018

Motivation from the youth

My photos with the amazing music of #youthvgov federal climate change lawsuit plaintiff Xiuhtezcatl Martinez. These are the brave youth taking on the government to stop climate change. I've been documenting their cause for the last 2 years.

Friday, March 16, 2018

Beauty and the Beast

A small spider waits to ambush unsuspecting insects on the blossom of a wild plum tree growing along the Umpqua River near Roseburg is rural western Oregon on Friday, March 16, 2018.

Thursday, March 15, 2018

My photos in 1859 Magazine

Nice use of my photos in 1859 Magazine

They used this shot in the online edition.

They grow up so fast

Young barn owls perch in a nest box high in the rafters of an old barn near Roseburg in rural western Oregon on Thursday, March 15, 2018. There are four of the little guys in the box. 

Monday, March 12, 2018

Daffodil defender

On a warm sunny day, a small wasp clings to a daffodil growing at the site of an old homestead house on a hillside near Elkton in western Oregon on Sunday, March 11, 2018.

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Slow motion trapeze

On a wet and rainy day in Oregon, a large banana slug slowly climbs on a fern plant growing on a forested hillside near Elkton on Thursday, March 8, 2018.

Monday, March 5, 2018

Baby barn owls

Downy young barn owl owlets snuggle in their nest box high in the rafters of a barn on a farm near Elkton in rural western Oregon on Monday, March 5, 2018. 

One of the parent barn owl naps as it stays near its owlets resting in their nearby nest box.