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Red-tailed Hawk Series

I am pleased to announce the completion of the Red-tailed Hawk series, which includes the original pen-and-ink illustration, a version that has been "painted" with a digital tablet, and an infographic describing the species' natural history. To view the whole series, please click here. You can also select an image below to view its page … Continue reading Red-tailed Hawk Series

Islip Ridge, Little Jimmy, and Windy Gap

I decided yesterday was a good day to traverse some trails I hadn't done before, so I grabbed my Angeles High Country map and drove up Highway 39. I sought out a trail the map labeled as the "Islip-Wiwona Trail". There were no signs where the trailhead should be. The area was overgrown with a … Continue reading Islip Ridge, Little Jimmy, and Windy Gap

Great Horned Owl Series Complete

With the creation of an infographic summarizing its natural history, my series featuring the Great Horned Owl is now complete. This image is available as the original pen-and-ink version, a digitally-colored version, and the infographic version. Prints start at $17 with framing available. Clicking on any of the images below will take you to a … Continue reading Great Horned Owl Series Complete

Great Horned Owl in Color

I'm pleased to announce the completion of a color version of my recently-completed wildlife illustration: Great Horned Owl in a Tamarisk. Clicking the image below will take you to the image's page in wildlife.graphics where you can purchase the image itself as a print, or printed on a variety of household items like mugs, towels, … Continue reading Great Horned Owl in Color

Great Horned Owl in a Tamarisk

I'm pleased to announce the completion of my next wildlife illustration: Great Horned Owl in a Tamarisk. Clicking the image below will take you to the image's page in wildlife.graphics where you can purchase the image itself as a print, or printed on a variety of household items like mugs, towels, and t-shirts. - Class: … Continue reading Great Horned Owl in a Tamarisk

Raptors in Flight

In response to a question about hawk identification on nextdoor.com (a neighborhood-based social media site), I posted a long discussion about the status of various raptors in our neighborhood. Someone posted a follow-up question about how to tell hawks from falcons in flight. I thought the easiest way to do that would be to post … Continue reading Raptors in Flight

Greater Roadrunner

I see Greater Roadrunners all the time, but only have managed to get good photos once on vacation in Baja California Sur, Mexico. This one almost acted as if it was modeling for me this morning while I was mapping coastal sage scrub in Ventura County. Greater Roadrunners are members of the cuckoo family, and … Continue reading Greater Roadrunner

Recent Projects – June 2017

As we approach the mid-point of the year, I thought I'd take a moment to summarize what has been a pretty good year for me so far as a biological consultant. The following are projects I have worked on, or am in the process of working on, in 2017. You will understand, of course, that … Continue reading Recent Projects – June 2017