Category: Birds

One Morning in Yellowstone During one morning in Yellowstone, this past weekend, I encountered the circle of life - from death of the elderly due to natural causes, to the…
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I saw a buttercup!

[caption id="attachment_8236" align="alignnone" width="1000"] My First Bluebird of the Year[/caption] We are on the threshold of spring here in Yellowstone.  The snow is melting quickly, leaving a lot of bland…
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The Variety of Yellowstone – Bears to Birds and much in Between

The past couple of days in Yellowstone have been a whirlwind of activity and bountiful demonstration of the diversity of this amazing eco-system.  So much to tell, I hardly know…
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Happy Spring!

[caption id="attachment_6575" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] Mountain Bluebird - Happy Spring[/caption] I celebrated the first day of spring in a big way and went into Yellowstone!  Okay, maybe that is not so…
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Busting Loose in Yellowstone

[caption id="attachment_3784" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] Bull elk in Lamar River with magpie on its butt[/caption] Burrrrr!  Cold.  Eighteen degrees when I left home and 1 degree in Lamar Valley where, once…
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Sandhills Cranes in Yellowstone – Part 1

This is a story about a specific family of sandhill cranes in Yellowstone. Many parts of this story are representative of all sandhills as far as the type of habitat…
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Bears and Ravens

by Judy Lehmberg, BioPics Photography, www.vernelehmberg.com (25% off sale of all photos for a limited time if you use the code “4000likes” without the quotation marks) I am working on…
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Independence Day

Today is actually July 6, but I wanted to write about a special moment that I got to experience on July 4, Independence Day. But first, what is happening in…
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Flickers Return to Yellowstone

Flicker While photographing the three moose yesterday morning, this Flicker came and landed in a very artistic tree and posed for me for a few minutes. He has that faint…
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Mountain Bluebird on snow covered sagebrush

  One of the many delights of Spring in Yellowstone is the return of the Mountain Bluebird.  One day, while driving through the park, one might suddenly see hundreds of…
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