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Alpha lists. For a chronological listing of future and past journeys, see the Calendar.

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United States and Canada:

  • Summer 2020 – Montana fireworks, deer and moose in the yard of our new house, Badlands burrowing owls and bighorns, Colorado hummingbirds, and (not to bury the lead) a trailcam mountain lion. [Photos] [Blog Entry]
  • October 2016 – Simmons Wildlife Safari (NE), Utah National Parks, Olympic skiers in Park City, trailcam update from Wind Cave NP, bighorn sheep in Badlands NP. [Photos] [Blog Entry]
  • Autumn 2008 – Custer State Park and Wind Cave NP (SD), Simmons Wildlife Safari (NE), Bosque del Apache NWR (NM), Squaw Creek NWR (MO) and some other stuff. [Photos] [Narrative]
  • Autumn 2007 – Drive through the western US including Bosque del Apache NWR (MN), Squaw Creek NWR (MO), and a few shots from a local park. [Photos]
  • Alaska – Bears, eagles, seals and icebergs in Southeast Alaska, July 2003. [Photos]
  • British Columbia – Grizzly bears at Knight Inlet, plus orcas, eagles, black bears and other stuff, September 2004. [Photos] [Narrative] [Video]
  • California – 2016 visit. [Photos]
  • Chicago – I temporarily moved to Chicago in 2011-2013. Here are various shots from around the area. [Photos]
  • Florida
  • Kansas – Shorebirds, April 2008. [Photos] [Narrative]
  • Maine – Puffins, August 2004. [Photos] [Narrative] [Video] [Book]
  • Michigan
    • Around Mackinaw City and Mackinac Island, August 2013. [Photos]
    • Around Mackinaw City and Mackinac Island, including a butterfly house, September 2012. [Photos] [Blog Entry]
  • Mississippi River Eagles – Eagles wintering along the river in Iowa, Illinois and Missouri.
  • Missouri - Note: Squaw Creek NWR was renamed Loess Bluffs NWR in 2017.
    • Eagles and snow gees, Loess Bluffs NWR, November 2021. [Photos] [Blog entry]
    • Eagles, Loess Bluffs NWR, December 2019. [Photos] [Blog entry]
    • Eagles, Loess Bluffs NWR, December 2018. [Photos] [Blog entry]
    • Eagles and snow geese, Loess Bluffs NWR, December 2017. [Photos] [Blog entry]
    • Quick trip for eagles, Squaw Creek NWR, January 2016. [Photos] [Blog entry]
    • Massive flock of geese, Squaw Creek NWR, December 2015. [Photos] [Blog entry]
    • Rare hawk at Squaw Creek NWR, December 2012. [Photos] [Blog entry]
    • Return to Squaw Creek NWR, December 2010. [Photos] [Blog entry]
    • Return to Squaw Creek NWR, December 2006. [Photos] [Narrative]
    • Eagles at Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge near Mound City in northwest Missouri, December 2005. [Photos] [Narrative]
    • I spent most of summer 2005 in the Kansas City area. [Photos] Also includes weekend trips to Milwaukee, St. Louis and Denver.
  • Montana and WyomingMontana and Wyoming Gallery with 13+ photo pages of Yellowstone and other places.
  • New England – Wildlife and more, close to home. Photo pages for Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Maine and Nova Scotia. [Photos]
  • New Mexico, Arizona and the Southwest
    • Bosque del Apache and White Sands, November 2015. [Photos] [Blog Entry]
    • Grand Canyon, Phoenix, New Mexico, October 2013. [Photos] [Blog Entry]
    • Bosque del Apache and White Sands, November 2011. [Photos] [Blog Entry]
    • Bosque del Apache, January 2007. [Photos] [Narrative]
    • Bosque del Apache, Arizona Fall League, and also new places in Nevada and California such as Death Valley, November 2005. [Photos] [Narrative]
    • Bosque del Apache and the Cactus League, March 2005. [Blog] [Photos]
    • An eclectic mix of hot-air balloons, aerospace, natural wonders and baseball, October 2004. [Narrative] [Photos] [Video]
  • New York City
    • Spring 2012, yet another extended assignment, April-June 2012. [Photos] [Blog entries]
    • Spring 2011, another extended assignment, April-June 2011. [Photos] [Blog entry]
    • Spring 2010, weekend excursions during two-month work assignment including the city, gardens, Philadelphia and West Point, April-June 2010. [Photos] [Blog entry]
  • North Dakota - Why would anyone go to North Dakota unless they are an oil field worker? But we drove through in 2021, first time I've been there in 50 years and first time ever in the eastern part of the state. Got a few snaps of bison (bizon?) in their pale imitation of badlands. [Photos]
  • South Carolina
  • South DakotaSouth Dakota Gallery with 35+ photo pages.
  • Utah and the West
    • Utah National Parks and other stuff along the way, October 2016. [Photos] [Blog Entry]
  • Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia – Many visits over the years. In addition to the monuments and museums of DC, the wildlife of the surrounding area. [Photos]


  • Species List – [Index].
  • Butterflies – Sertoma Butterfly House, Sioux Falls, SD. [Photos]
  • Braintree Hawks – From 2002-04 I watched a Red-tailed Hawk pair raising babies in a nest visible from my office building. In addition to photos, I also put together a video in 2004. [Photos] [Video]
  • Backyard Habitat – Cardinals and other critters who come to my feeders. [Photos]
  • The Turkey Diaries – The exploits of the neighborhood turkey flock. [Narrative] [Photos] [Videos]
  • Moose – Some miscellaneous moose images from Maine and Grand Teton. [Photos]

Air Shows and Museums:

  • Aircraft, Spacecraft and Telescope List – [Index]
  • Blue Angels
    • Sioux Falls Air Show, South Dakota, July 2016. [Photos] [Blog Entry]
    • Chicago Air and Water Show, August 2012. [Photos]
    • Sioux Falls Air Show, South Dakota, July 2009. [Photos] [Blog Entry]
    • Rhode Island Air National Guard, Quonset Point, June 2005. [Photos] [Blog Entry]
    • Rhode Island Air National Guard, Quonset Point, June 2003. [Photos]
  • Thunderbirds
    • Sioux Falls Air Show, South Dakota. August 2019. [Photos] [Blog Entry]
    • Aviation Nation in Las Vegas, November 2005. [Photos]
    • Rhode Island Air National Guard, Quonset Point, June 2004. [Photos]
  • TICO Warbirds Air Show, Titusville, Florida
  • Flying Legends – WWII warbirds at Duxford RAF base, July 2002. [Photos]
  • Wings of Freedom tour – B-17, B-24, B-25, P-51 on tour, July 2008. [Photos]
  • Museums and Displays
    • National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D.C.; Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, Florida; Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona; and others. [Photos]
    • Johnson Space Center, Houston. [Photos] [Blog Entry]
    • Kansas Cosmosphere, a large air and space museum in the middle of nowhere. [Photos]

Celestial Phenomena:

  • Mercury Transit – Nov. 11, 2019. [Blog Entry and photo]
  • Total Solar Eclipse – August 21, 2017. [Photos] [Blog Post]
  • Mercury Transit – May 9, 2016. [Photo]
  • Partial solar eclipse – Oct. 23, 2014. [Photos]
  • Venus Transit – one image shot with small camera through binoculars while I was working in NYC, June 5, 2012. [Photo]
  • Venus Transit – seen from my back yard in Massachusetts, June 8, 2004. [Photos]
  • Annular Eclipse – Seen from Iceland, May 30, 2003. [Photos]
  • Sun and moon and stars – A few sky shots. [Photos]

Other Stuff:


  • Species List – [Index].
  • Aircraft, Spacecraft and Telescope List – [Index]

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