Monthly Archive: May, 2012

Zebra Swallowtail

Unlike the common tiger swallowtail that we are all familiar with, the Zebra Swallowtail (Eurytides marcellus) is also habitat specific that we do not often see it, although common if you are in… Continue reading

Memorial Weekend at Kerr Lake

A Weekend of Fishing with the Betz Family, Kerr Lake, Henderson, NC 50,000-acre reservoir with 800-miles of forested shoreline! Michelle and I spent the weekend with Dan and Patti Betz at their waterfront… Continue reading

A Guide to Birding Field Guides

Knowing a Hawk from a Handsaw, Wall Street Journal, Laura Jacobs Like Emily Post’s “Etiquette” and Julia Child’s “Mastering the Art of French Cooking,” Roger Tory Peterson’s “A Field Guide to the Birds”… Continue reading

Kittamaqundi Heron Rookery

I understand that there are at least three great blue heron (Ardea herodius) rookeries in Howard County, MD.  A rookery is a colony of breeding blue herons, where multiple pairs nest together.  The… Continue reading