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April 29th, 2016 -Avian Friday: Beach Comber

This weeks bird is one you’re only likely to  find along Pacific Northwest beaches or shorelines of  lakes and ponds. When not resting along the shoreline, Sanderlings are often chasing breaking waves along the shallows of sandy beaches in search of small prey exposed by the receding waters.These medium sized sandpipers  usually stick to flocks of about a dozen birds. 83 more words

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Norfolk Scores Five in the Ninth to Defeat Indianapolis

Indianapolis Can’t Push Back the Tide

Last night I was back in Indy to see the Indy Indians play. It was Captain America night, and the Indians had some great jerseys on for the occasion. 319 more words


Oystercatcher Action

The goal of my trip to the Texas City Dike last weekend was to find Oystercatchers.  Didn’t find any in the usual spot so I kept driving down the 5 mile long dike looking along the rocks on the north side.  125 more words


The Making of a Bird Silhouette

Spent last Sunday at sunrise hanging out at the Texas City Dike with tons of birds including Avocets, Black Skimmers, Black Crowned Night Herons and some very cooperative American Oystercatchers.   274 more words


Bernie Sanders Comes to Purdue University

The Presidential Race Comes to Boilermaker Country

Yesterday I had the good fortune to photograph the Bernie Sanders rally here in West Lafayette. If you have read this blog for very long then you know that the Presidency is something that I am fascinated with. 510 more words


Notre Dame Defeats Indiana at Victory Field

Notre Dame Strikes Early to Earn the Win

Notre Dame scored five runs in the first five innings last night en route to a 5-0 victory over Indiana at Victory Field. 439 more words


Sunset From Ross Ade Stadium

Catching a Nice Sunset From Ross Ade Stadium

Saturday night as I was getting ready to leave the wrestling banquet I walked into the elevator lobby to head down to the main level. 263 more words