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Earlier Posts by David Gibson

Let me put things in context. I started out early on 8/16 making the usual stops along Bainbridge Blvd. I continued south across Veterans Bridge and headed toward Inland Rd. I was making the circuit I often make. I spent a fair amount of time on... Read More
08/21/2018 - 17:09
I said these words in a previous blog: 'Birds are now settling in to their nest-building, egg-laying, and brood-raising responsibilities.' By now, the beginning of August, most of those brood members have left the nest, and are on their own (more or... Read More
08/10/2018 - 18:44
That's the title of an acclaimed memoir by author Chris Offutt, and the title of blog #13. You'll see why shortly. But first, a photo of the same river once, with a female Mallard aloft just above it.   female Mallard duck... Read More
08/02/2018 - 14:46
Thank You! We've covered some ground here. Thank you so much for reading. And thank you to those who have told me personally (Marjorie, Rebecca, Larry, Steve, Mickie the Master Naturalist, the two Sarah's, Bob S., CBG and others) and through your... Read More
07/25/2018 - 10:57
I came across this scene the other day. I won’t divulge my reaction to it! Outdoors men and women often search for vistas. Landscape photographers often do the same. But few, except perhaps the occasional nature blogger, seek out anything like this... Read More
07/18/2018 - 09:57
Dre at Work I also had the pleasure recently of meeting Dre. No, not Dr. Dre. But when Dre told me his name, that's how I remembered it--by associating it with the name of the famous rapper and producer. From Compton. I'd call Dre a master... Read More
07/11/2018 - 13:44
I had the pleasure recently of meeting a lady named Barb. She approached me as I was watching and photographing an active Osprey nest on the Southern Branch of the  Elizabeth. We struck up a conversation. I shared with her that I was with the... Read More
07/03/2018 - 12:04
That's the title of a well-known poem by American poet James Whitcomb Riley (1849-1916). And we are, of course, knee deep in June! Here are a few lines from one of the verses. Fitting lines for inclusion in a bird blog. Mr. Bluejay, full o’... Read More
06/27/2018 - 11:26
Before we answer that question, here's a fun sequence of  'arrival through departure' shots I took at the end of Inland Rd. and right on the river. This is an Eastern Kingbird looking for nesting material. Birds are now settling in to their... Read More
06/19/2018 - 13:26
  irresponsibility   This photograph says it all. A picture worth ten thousand words--and more. A king-size mattress carelessly disposed of right in front of a can't-miss, equally king-size sign forbidding the action. The... Read More
06/12/2018 - 16:30