Yesterday I came across some tracks that had me a little baffled. The deep, light, and fluffy snow made it challenging trying to find a clear outline of a foot. My first guess was opossum. And that guess was based on years of observing wildlife moving about in the same tract of land for more […]
The woods are an informational highway. Tune in! There are fascinating stories to be shared. Mid January, and this is my first adventure out into the woods. The conditions have been very cold and with just a few inches of snow, and the top layer of thick ice making it crunchy and very cumbersome for […]
The Old Man of the Mountain, New Hampshires’s state symbol, fell on May 3, 2003. But if you look closely as you hike through the white mountains you will find he is still there; his ghostly profile and legacy are preserved deep in the granite rocks and the old growth trees.
Quack, Quack, Quack … Peep, Peep, Peep … No, that’s not the sound coming from a barn yard. That sound is the chorus coming from frogs calling from wetlands and vernal pools and echoing out through the wooded landscapes. Awakening from a long winters nap from under leaf litter and decaying logs, the wood frogs […]
A sure sign that spring is here, fresh chipmunk tracks in the snow. As always, please be mindful and respectful to property and wildlife. All content including images are copyright Kathie Fife Photography. Please contact us for permission for use before downloading and or copying. Thank you.
On warmer days when the snow is not hard as a rock, the squirrels dig up a cache of nuts, acorns, and pine cones. As always, please be mindful and respectful to property and wildlife. All content including images are copyright Kathie Fife Photography. Please contact us for permission for use before downloading and or […]
For most of the winter I have seen the coyote tracks during my walks. The coyote is a female, here she is marking in the same location she has all winter. Now in estrus, blood stains the snow with her urine. As always, please be mindful and respectful to property and wildlife. All content including […]