A raccoon warms his backside in the top of a broken tree. He’s about 40 feet off the ground here. This tree has been a home to raccoons for at least several years. This fall in particular they have made several appearances on their “front porch.” Image taken in mid November.
I discovered this Eastern Red Bat, Lasiurus borealis, roosting at eye-level in a pin oak on a late October day. I though it was a ball of leaves or a large gall at first. The red bat is migratory. It hibernates as well; not in caves, but rather in hollow trees or even in leaf litter. It […]
A white-tailed deer doe has been raising her two fawns among the backyards in our neighborhood all summer. The fawns have lost their spots now. They are nearly full-grown. The mother saw me with my camera, and actually took several steps toward me. I presume she was keeping herself between me and the youngsters, though […]
This won’t impress any professional wildlife photographers. It impresses me, however. It’s one of my personal best rabbit pictures to date. Just having a chance to fill the frame with a mammal is victory enough. It is cropped some, but not a lot. This is a picture I probably would not have taken without being […]