Deep in the Peruvian rain forest, a helicopter descends into a clearing. Moving quickly, its passengers emerge from its open side doors and spring nimbly to the ground the moment its skids touch the surface. They have to move fast to get their equipment unloaded and operational. Time is of the essence. The rest of […]
To those of us who are natural history museum enthusiasts, curators are the veritable high priestesses and priests of the temple. The opportunity to meet and chat with one during a visit, even if for only a few minutes, makes the day a red letter one indeed.
With the return of the rains here in the Pacific Northwest, I am reminded that autumn approaches. Autumn means many things to me, among which for the better part of the past decade has been included a visit to the lower Rio Grande Valley area of Texas, where I photographed this little Blue-headed Vireo, Vireo […]