Byline: By BILL DANIELSON

After so many years of writing about birds, it is a rare day indeed that I can write about a species that I’ve never mentioned before. This week...

It is a large white bird that is usually seen standing in shallow water. This is by no means enough information to identify the bird, but it is...

Over more than two decades of working as a professional naturalist and nature photographer I have taken photos of all sorts of plants and wild...

THE STORY OF BOX 21

6/21/21

Ever since I rented my first house in 1992, I have made sure that I put out nest boxes. My primary focus has always been bluebirds, but I quickly...

THE GRAY CATBIRD

5/31/21

Happy Memorial Day everyone!  If I could have one wish for you on this day, it would be that you are able to spend some quiet time sitting outside...

Speaking of Nature: A slight delay

5/17/21

The migration of birds from the tropics and neotropics to the temperate zones of North America is one of the greatest wildlife spectacles that we...

Last week, I shared the story of a beautiful morning moment that I experienced on my deck before I went to work. Fog in the meadow, toads and...

It is not uncommon for the four seasons to take their time as they move into and out of an area. Spring arrived back in March, but winter (as usual...

Speaking of Nature: Trout lily

4/26/21

I don’t remember the first time I saw a trout lily in bloom, but I do remember that it made an impression on me. The image of this delicate, early...

BLACK BEAR II

4/19/21

Last week, I interrupted a series of columns on wildflowers to accommodate a column on a bear sighting that I had at my parents’ house during...

Speaking of Nature: The first wildflower

4/5/21

Ever since writing last week’s column on the definition of a wildflower I have been scanning the roadside looking for even the slightest trace of...

The American woodcock, part II

3/23/21

After 23 years of working as a professional naturalist and nature photographer, it is a rare and wonderful thing for me to be able to introduce you...

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