Harlequin Ducks

May 22, 2024  •  Leave a Comment
Walking on the Wild Side Harlequin Ducks (Histrionicus histrionicus) Well lets dive right in...the name, Harlequin duck, comes from the English name depicting characters in an Italian comedy that wear masks and have oddly painted costumes. The adult male's color pattern (as seen below) is why the name came about. One of their endearing nickname...
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American Badger

April 26, 2024  •  1 Comment
Walking on the Wild Side Digging Deeper: Capturing the Spirit of the American Badger (American Badger - Taxidea taxus) This edition of my blog will cover my American Badger photography adventure— A narrative detailing my multi year odyssey in pursuit of capturing a fine art photo that truly captures the spirit of the American badger. It was i...
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Grebes Nesting (Red-necked Grebes)

March 30, 2024  •  Leave a Comment
Walking on the Wild Side Red-Necked Grebes Nesting (Red-necked Grebe - Podiceps grisegena) Welcome to Helena, Montana, where a well loved state park has become the unlikely nesting ground for a pair of red-necked grebes. This blog will take you on a visual journey, from the early stages of nest building to the heartwarming moments of feeding t...
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Great Western Show - 2024

March 05, 2024  •  Leave a Comment
GREAT WESTERN LIVING AND DESIGN SHOW This will be my third year at the Great Western Living and Design Show held in Great Falls, Montana (https://www.thegreatwesternshow.com/). Centered around Charles Russell’s birthday, the town of Great Falls will host multiple art shows as part of Western Art Week. The dates for this years art week will be Ma...
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Extraordinary Encounter: Wolverine Sighting

February 25, 2024  •  1 Comment
Walking on the Wild Side Today, I bring you an extraordinary tale of an encounter with one of nature's most elusive and awe-inspiring creatures – the wolverine. It was late July when Scot and I embarked on an off-trail expedition to a secluded lake located in the heart of Montana's remote wilderness. Little did we know that this journey would...
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