If you thought the Orange Menace’s border wall was ridiculous, check out Governor Doug Ducey’s container wall political stunt. Bad for wildlife and the environment and it will not stop anyone from crossing.
First flight for a screech owl nestling
Again this year the Western screech owl pair raised a family in the backyard nestbox. In this video you can see the first of four nestlings take her first flight.
Black Bear Wallow
This old abandoned spring in one of Arizona’s Sky Islands is a favorite place for black bear bath time.
Last week I joined the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society’s reseach ship, the Martin Sheen. We will be supporting scientists studying beaked whales off the Pacific coast of Baja California. My role will be drone operator, tasked with documenting the marine mammals from the air when they surface. The scientists, who are all from Mexico, will be taking tissue samples for heavy metal and DNA testing as well as recording the whales songs.