2012-09-12 Santa Rosa Mountain in September

If one reads my blog and scans for “Santa Rosa Mountain” they might get the idea I love going there … and they’d be right. I’ve been visiting this place since the early 1970s, long before my interest in birds and photography. The contrast between the deserts below and the pine forests atop this sky … Read more

2017-07-07 and 09 Lower Rock Creek

Friday morning (7/7) I chased (but missed) my friend Steve Brad’s Indigo Bunting. He’d been visiting the region in the weeks prior to my departure. I’m reasonably certain I was in the correct location, but the bird was not cooperating. There were other birds to entertain me here (American Robin, Lesser Goldfinch, Lawrence’s Goldfinch, Rock … Read more

2015-05-17 Moose-Wilson Road

The Moose-Wilson Road skirts the western perimeter of the greater Jackson Valley just west of the Snake River. The northern end of the road terminates at the Teton Park Road near the village called Moose, or Moose Junction. There have been reports of Black-Backed Woodpeckers seen in this area very recently so I decided to … Read more

2015-05-14 Pinedale Explorations

I did visit Andy’s shop the next morning before he got there, but his friend Ross popped out the side door of the shop and figured out who I was by the look of the Samurai. Andy got there a few minutes later and we all pow-wowed about places that I might want to checkout. … Read more