My First Dickcissel

When I heard a distant bird song about 500 yards away, I knew immediately I never heard it before. The sound I was hearing I later learned was a distinct dick-dick-ceessa-ceessa. The bird kept repeating its song over and over on a moderately cool morning in the Rolling Plains of Foard County. My eyes followed…

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A Wildlife Moment with a Painted Bunting

There are moments that I’ve longed for. Many of those moments I’ve not had yet and still desire to have. Some moments I’ve already had. This was one of those moments. What was it? Finally, photographing a painted bunting like this… Painted buntings became one of my favorite birds when I was at Welder Wildlife…

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