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  • Birds June 18, 2022

    Through the Trees

    We were out paddling with the kids and I saw this young eagle perched low through a small opening in the trees. This was with taken with the 300mm Nikon

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  • Birds May 28, 2022


    Look at the little yellow marshmallow peep! Actually, I was tossed up between a type of yellow or gold finch or a canary. However, after quite a bit of looking,

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  • Water Life May 4, 2022

    The Thaw

    The Thaw – April 30, 2022 Very late spring this year – latest one since we’ve been in Mercer. The lake was covered with ice until Saturday (April 30). Then,

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  • Birds February 20, 2022


    This barred owl had a great spot out of the frigid wind and was just basking in the warm winter sunshine. BTW – the epitome of Seldom – I haven’t

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  • Birds August 11, 2021

    Wings in Motion

    This shot was a result of a slow shutter speed and mistaken settings that just happened to work out for the better. I’m still waiting for the super clean shot

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  • Birds July 5, 2021

    Sunset Loon (w/ babies)

    These were heading towards are neck of the lake last night just before sunset. Couldn’t get much detail because of the position of the sun, but I actually like the

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  • Birds, Mercer, Northwoods July 3, 2021

    Turf War Series

    This morning a wayward pair of loons stopped by the lake and the current residents were not too happy about it. Victory was had and the “intruder(s)” took off.

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  • Birds, Northwoods May 15, 2021

    Haulin’ Ass

    This trumpeter swan saw me approaching in my kayak as I headed back to the dock and he was “outta there”! It is so funny watching these huge birds pick

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  • Birds, Northwoods May 15, 2021


    We saw this guy out trying to impress the ladies – the other one ran off into the woods. Turkeys don’t stick around at all – the moment you stop

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