In Place of Concrete Angels Were Sandhill Cranes

  When I was searching for concrete angels at the Forest Hill Cemetery in Madison, Wisconsin I discovered two sandhill cranes foraging peacefully. I never found any angels to photograph but will gladly take any opportunity to photograph one of my favorite birds whom I’ve only seen in Texas and New Mexico.

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2017’s Best Camera Trap Selfies at 3RF

As 2017 comes to a close, I am sharing the best camera trap selfies captured at Comanche Springs Astronomy Campus this year. Some captures are quite remarkable, especially of the baby Great Blue Heron. This year found the raccoons being the most curious animals surveyed. Of course, the greater roadrunners are always curious, along with…

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A Raccoon’s Magic

Wildlife camera trap research reveals quickly which animals are the most curious about their surroundings. I’ve had several white-tailed deer often love lick the cameras just to taste them. Greater roadrunners no matter where I’ve placed the cameras have found them and taken several selfies. Feral hogs have bumped some cameras more than once moving…

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Do Turkey Vultures Take a Bath?

In the over 179,000 photos I’ve captured so far during my ongoing wildlife study at 3RF, a few remarkable photos caught my eye from September 2017 which I’ve never seen before. A turkey vulture was photographed walking into the Beaver Pond and taking a bath along the water’s edge. After some research, I learned after…

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