A Wet Morning at Sheffield Regional Park.

It was an overcast and damp morning following heavy rains and I headed to Sheffield Regional Park to see what might be shakin’. I arrived to heavily flooded pastures, playgrounds, and trails, but it didn’t deter me…I had my waterproof, ankle high Keen hiking boots on. If you’re looking for a truly waterproof hiking shoe,…


Optics is always a topic of conversation any time I’m in the field or discussing birding. It takes many forms – from other birders trying to “size up” the competition, to genuine interest, and most often from non-birders asking what you’re taking a picture of with that big camera…that isn’t a camera but a scope….