Two! But which owl is the original?

Originally posted on Being Bodeker:
Coralee, there’s TWO!!!! Several hours after posting yesterday about the red morph Eastern Screech-owl the kids found in a dead tree’s cavity above our creek, Brian & Merritt found the owl again using binoculars in the yard, but s/he now had a mate! Another red-morph ESO! Two red morph Eastern Screech-owls;…

Working with Indigenous Australians…

Originally posted on XPLORE:
The opportunity to visit an extremely remote and arid part of Australia came my way the other day, an opportunity to spend time in country with a group of traditional landowners and aboriginal elders deep in the desert region of Western Australia. “The Landy” will be pointed westward travelling deep into…

Striking skies over Syracuse

Originally posted on Mark Bialczak:
As Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle and I worked our way back toward the Little Bitty in the Syracuse city neighborhood of Eastwood this half-and-half spring Sunday afternoon, we couldn’t help but note the sky above. Part gray, part blue. April prepares to give itself up to May, and the…

Vagabonds, Scoundrels and Highway Robbery

Originally posted on XPLORE:
 Vagabonds, Scoundrels and Highway Robbery, along with the shout “Stand and Deliver” would send a shiver down the spine of many in days past as bushrangers were an integral part of the Australian landscape. Recently, we had the occasion to travel into the beautiful Southern Highlands region of New South Wales.…

Yosemite’s Guardian Ansel

Originally posted on Bespoke Traveler:
My first camping trip to Yosemite National Park was inspired by the flawless black and white photographs of Ansel Adams. I was captivated and mesmerized by his perfectly tinted images of Yosemite’s brooding mountains, misted waterfalls, and valleys of green carpet. Each of his photographs held a world suspended in…