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2020-11-07 November in Northern Nevada

Yesterday I left Payette Idaho and headed south, looking forward to exploring new roads. I had a great stay with my friends in Payette, while I got my RV into shape for the road again. I spent the night in Buhl Idaho and looked forward to exploring new highways into Nevada. From Buhl I drove … Read more

2020-10-22 Gallery Updates and Stories From The Road

In the nine days since my last post, I’ve been sharing my work on my Facebook page. I’ve updated eight more galleries and recalled an old memory of a great day at the Salton Sea. I’m now on the road and bound for Idaho. Unfortunately, circumstances have prevented or discouraged my pursuit of bird photography … Read more

Memories of Birding Island

Birding Island is part of the Payette River Wildlife Management Area. It is a 1200 acre Idaho Department of Fish and Game site located about two miles north of New Plymouth, Idaho 38 miles from Boise and 10 miles from Payette. There are three popular access routes to this river bottom habitat. One on the … Read more

2017-08-29 On The Road To Malheur NWR

I left Payette Idaho after staying with dear friends for 11 days, driving south to Jordan Valley, then northeast through Burns Junction. The road down the east side of Steens Mountain is a route I’ve wanted to explore for a few years. This was to be the day I would scratch that itch. Sixty-three miles … Read more

2015-06-18 So Endeth The Journey

April 27, 2015 I departed my home in Poway for an expedition through eight western states, California to Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming, Montana, Idaho, Oregon, and back down the coast of California. The journey lasted 53 days and traversed over 5300 miles and concluded on June 18. Though I met about 160 bird species, these are … Read more

2015-05-31 Bird Island Reserve

Payette Idaho’s Birding Island is a 650 acre reserve that is part the just north of New Plymouth, which is not very far from Payette Idaho which is across the Snake River from Ontario Oregon. The area includes almost 3 miles  along the Payette River and occupies about 1200 acres including the Birding Island section. … Read more