Thursday, December 31, 2009

A "Grand" Christmas

Three engineers and a princess.

Jack, Annaka, William and Ethan

Friday, December 25, 2009

Thursday, December 24, 2009

Five Sanderlings

Huntington Beach State Park

Sanderlings are winter visitors to our coast and spend the summer breeding season in the high Arctic tundra.

Wednesday, December 23, 2009


Debris left behind on the boardwalk at Huntington Beach State Park after the high tides from recent storms.

Sunday, December 20, 2009

Birds at the Feeder

Northern Cardinal

Carolina Chickadee and a Tufted Titmouse

Monday, December 07, 2009

White Ibis

The sky was full of White Ibis on Saturday at the Santee Delta Wildlife Management Area south of Georgetown, SC.

Friday, November 20, 2009

Pair of Spoonbills

Roseate Spoonbills are still in residence at Huntington Beach State Park.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Bashful Brown Pelican

Saltwater marsh boardwalk at Huntington Beach State Park

Monday, November 16, 2009

Tater Bank

At the L. W. Paul Living History Farm in Conway, there is a display showing the construction of a "tater bank" which were used to preserve sweet potatoes during the winter.

Old photograph of a tater bank

Thursday, November 05, 2009

Tuesday, November 03, 2009


in the saltwater marsh at Huntington Beach State Park.

Monday, November 02, 2009

Saturday, October 24, 2009

Roseate Spoonbills

are still in residence at Huntington Beach State Park.

and enjoy the company of Egrets, Ibises and Wood Storks.

Friday, October 23, 2009

What's a Willet?

The Willet is a large shore bird in the sandpiper family. These photos were taken at the freshwater lagoon at Huntington Beach State Park.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Triple Falls

is located in DuPont State Forest in Western North Carolina and has three cascades with a total 120-foot drop. The falls was featured in a scene in the movie "Last of the Mohicans". A photograph of Triple Falls was instrumental in convincing the state to purchase the property, which is now a 10,000 acre state forest.