The Sooty Grouse, Formerly the Blue Grouse

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A Phantom Familiarity – Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge

Today I visited a new place as I continue exploring Washington State and move farther and farther from my home to look for native wildlife to study, photograph, and eventually hope to write about with some degree of authority as I become more familiar with my surroundings and its natural rhythms. Sometimes new and previously


Song Sparrow

The one most beautiful things about being a nature photographer is that you will always be the student. No matter how many years you spend in the field and how many field guides you memorize and scientific papers you read - every day in the field is a constant reminder of just how much you don't know! That will always make everyday an adventure!