• Turkey Oaks (Quercus laevis) in Myakka River State Park
  • Racer on Lido Key, Florida
  • American Oystercatchers on Cockenoe Island
  • Night Heron (immature - Westport Marsh)
  • Norwalk Islands, Long Island Sound
  • October Leaves

Steve’s Nature Journal

Short-billed Dowitchers

Myakka River

Amazing paddle on the Myakka River today. I’ve never seen so many species there, and I was amazed to see two American Bitterns and three Limpkins. There were also many Black Necked Stilts — and last year I hardly saw any. There were also many Roseate Spoonbills and Wood Storks — in groups of ten […]


Myakka Birdwalk

My first day at the birdwalk this season.  I am trying to shoot videos through the spotting scope -- … [Read More...]


Black Vultures at Myakka

Few things are more reliable than Black Vultures at Myakka River State Park, and they were plentiful … [Read More...]

The Light

New Haven Lighthouse Point

We picked a good day to go to New Haven Point, with many flocks migrating through.  Most impressive … [Read More...]

Milford Point, Long Island Sound

Milford Point Audubon

This is a great spot at the mouth of the Housatonic River on Long Island Sound.  Lots of birders on … [Read More...]


Saugatuck River, West Branch

Not too long ago, this stream was moving along, but no problem setting up my tripod right in the … [Read More...]


Santa Fe Flowers

I walked up Canyon Road in Santa Fe early Saturday morning, and there were beautiful plantings … [Read More...]

Rio Chama

Ghost Ranch, Abiquiu, New Mexico

We went out to Ghost Ranch and did a trail ride to see some of the locations for Georgia O'Keefe's … [Read More...]


September Flowers, NYBG

It's always great to go to the New York Botanical Garden, and the bees were very much at work for … [Read More...]


Godfrey Pond, Devil’s Den, Weston

A hot walk in Devil's Den down to Godfrey Pond. Surprising how many people there were considering … [Read More...]


A Garden in Fairfield

Photos from the gardens of one of Alice's (my wife's) garden & landscape designs in Fairfield, … [Read More...]