Sassy Seagull Perching

This bird has some serious side eye game going on. People give these birds a lot of judgment mainly because they are seen as dirty scavengers that defecate all over the place when flocks of them travel and to some extent that is true of most bird flocks. Fun Fact: Seagulls are capable of drinkingContinue reading “Sassy Seagull Perching”

Vacation Excursions: Niagara Falls State Park

I’m on vacation from my “day” job this week which gave me the opportunity to take brief weekend trip to Upstate New York to see perhaps one of the most well known water falls in all of North America. Fun fact: Niagara Falls claims to be the oldest state park in the United States andContinue reading “Vacation Excursions: Niagara Falls State Park”

Sunrise on the beach of William C Sterling State Park

From what I understand, William C Sterling Park which I will refer to as Sterling State Park for the sake of brevity claims to be the only Michigan park along lake Erie which I guess is technically true as the Erie Metro Park that I wrote about before is located at the mouth of theContinue reading “Sunrise on the beach of William C Sterling State Park”

Wolcott Mill Metro Park- A hike along the North Branch Trails

Photos were captured originally on July 4 2021 What I like best about this area of the park is the amount of flowers. Plenty of flowers means there are many opportunities to capture images of birds and insects and other wildlife. I did manage to find a small patch of tress that i could beContinue reading “Wolcott Mill Metro Park- A hike along the North Branch Trails”

Hiking Excursions Draper Twin Lake Park

Author’s Note: The Photos feature in this post were captured on June 17 2021 Located in Rochester Michigan, this isn’t what I would call a typical hike. In fact I stumbled upon this particular location by random chance. Originally, I had plan on traveling to a different area to capture some photos of the sunrise.Continue reading “Hiking Excursions Draper Twin Lake Park”

Hiking Excursions at Port Crescent State Park

Author’s Note: The photos featured in this post were captured in the beginning of April 2021. When I was a teenager I recall passing through Port Huron on a road trip with some friends into Canada. I never explored any of the area or any of it’s parks or hiking trails. So i was prettyContinue reading “Hiking Excursions at Port Crescent State Park”

A Wintry Sunrise at Lake Erie Metropark Park

Author’s Note: The original photos were captured back in March 2021 On this day it was just over 17 degrees Fahrenheit or -8 Celsius if you belong to the rest of the world. I honestly do not know why people in the US are so resistant to using the Metric scale, it just makes moreContinue reading “A Wintry Sunrise at Lake Erie Metropark Park”

The American Toad

A fairly common amphibian which is native to the eastern United States and some parts of Ontario, it’s not unusual to see these guys hopping around in late spring. Although they can be tough to spot given at how excellent they camouflage themselves in woodland surroundings. Fun Fact: American toads have glands that allow themContinue reading “The American Toad”