Tag Archives: habitats

Cruising the Wild Informational Highways

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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 […]

Searching for Herps

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Falling in Love again with Childhood Friends Fall typically isn’t the time we think about herps (a collective term for frogs and salamanders). This is the time of year when they (herps) borough down into the earth to protect themselves from death caused by freezing cold temperatures. Earlier this week the weather was unusually warm […]

When Nature Provides Your Vision

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This summer I’ve had an amazing opportunity to explore some of the NH Audubon sanctuaries. This image is from an early morning paddle around Willard Pond. My original vision for the day’s photo shoot was to create a soft image of the loon in a recognizable setting, with the rocks and mountain in the background. […]

Attraction: Like Butterflies on Scat

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When we think of butterflies, we envision them on beautiful flowers in our gardens, or on wildflowers in meadows bursting with a rainbow of color. We think of butterflies as pure, clean, delicate, feminine-like critters. But, butterflies are also attracted to minerals in scat, much as they are attracted to the nectar in flowers. The […]

Oh, Snap! What is that in the Woods?

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Earlier this week I crossed paths with this big snapping turtle! Post by Kathie Fife Photography.   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.

Winter Wildlife Tracking: Chipmunks

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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.

Winter Wildlife Tracking: Squirrel Cache

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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 […]

Winter Wildlife Tracking: Coyote in Estrus

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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 […]

Wildlife Tracking: Turkey Treats

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There are no secrets in winter. After a brief but heavy snow shower this morning I went for walk in the woods. This time of year it is a treat to get a fresh dusting of fluffy snow for wildlife tracking. The cold night made the snow hard like ice after a heavy thaw yesterday. […]