Majestic Bald Eagle sits above the Gunnison River of Colorado patiently awaiting the next hunt.
Living Journey’s Summit Hike Crested Butte, Colorado
July of each year a peak hike is organized by Living Journey’s, a financially and emotionally supportive organization aiding families faced with cancer in our valley. The summit hike is a fundraiser in which participants raise donations beforehand and hike Mt. Crested Butte as not only a celebration but as an honoring of those whose lives have been touched by cancer.
Predator and Prey
Springtime in, southwestern Colorado, shows some of its first signs through hungry wildlife. We see blue birds, fox that haven’t yet shed their thick winters coat, bear emerging from a long winters hibernation, hunting coyote and more. This beauty was just outside of our house guarding a half-eaten prairie dog. He was not amused by our dogs insistent barking nor was he deterred from enjoying his afternoon catch. He almost seemed to enjoy it more having an audience to parade his prey in front of. ( Note: I am not actually sure of the coyotes gender ~ just…
Perched Bald Eagle
This beautiful bald Eagle came into view last week on a short drive to the next town over from us. He was one of many that I saw that week, a week of Eagles. I was quite far away but figured I might as well take the opportunity to capture the presence of a wondrous creature. He did not take flight as I’m sure he was awaiting a meal at the fish hatchery below but his perch was a gift in itself. What do you have planned for the weekend? Anything exciting? I will be catching up and trying to…
I captured this hunting fox just this past fall (2016) as I was just beginning to work with my new camera and lens. He happened to be hunting just outside of my condo and must have caught 4 or more prey. A good day for fox. I absolutely love to watch animals or sit in the stillness of nature. The unspoken language is my first and most fluent. The silent conversations with animals are the very first I remember and deeply embedded into my roots. To this day I find solace and feel most understood in my sittings with the…