Tips for Winter Photography

Winter creates unique photo opportunities for wildlife and nature photography. But extreme weather makes outdoor photography challenging, to say mildly. Countless time, I’ve seen people who aren’t dressed adequately for cold weather. Consequently, they usually can’t...

Leucistic Greater Prairie-Chicken

Last week while attending Central Wisconsin Prairie Chicken Festival in Wisconsin Rapid, I got a chance to observe a leucistic greater prairie-chicken.  Unlike albino, which is caused by a reduction in skin pigment, a leucistic is a condition characterized by reduced...

Heath Hen – Trip to Martha’s Vineyard

(The pink line indicates my trip to Martha’s Vineyard.) After two plane connections, two hours of driving, and one hour on a ferry, I finally arrived at Martha’s Vineyard, the place where the Heath Hen was last seen. It was a daunting task – ‘What should I...