Tips on Identifying Warblers

Tips on Identifying Warblers

Identifying Those Pesky Warblers! With spring migration in full swing, as well as Global Big Day and International Migratory Bird Day coming up, this is a good time to learn (or review), our new world warblers. One of the most challenging bird families to identify are...
In Celebration of Vultures

In Celebration of Vultures

They may not be beautiful, but vultures play a vital role in keeping disease in check. They do so by stripping carcasses quickly and efficiently. It’s a dirty job, but someone’s gotta do it! I consider vultures to be endlessly fascinating in their habits and...

My Favorite Fish Recipe

Since I love sketching and I love cooking, what better way to combine the two than to cook what I sketch? So, recently, when I created a fish sketching tutorial using a fresh trout I’d purchased from the local fish monger, I didn’t want it to go to waste....
How to Pack,Plan, and Prep for Adventure!

How to Pack,Plan, and Prep for Adventure!

It’s exciting to board a plane for a new adventure…but the planning and packing during the month before? Not so much. Personally, I’d rather focus on learning the difference between the tanagers of Peru than fret about whether I’d remembered to renew my passport or...
Caribbean Birds Coloring Book

Caribbean Birds Coloring Book

Inspiring children to know & protect their avian friends Download the Barbuda Warbler Coloring Page I’m honored to be collaborating with BirdsCaribbean, the leading bird conservation organization in the Caribbean. We’re creating a children’s book (working...
Quick Tips for Sketching Backyard Birds

Quick Tips for Sketching Backyard Birds

The tips below are geared towards birdwatchers of any age and skill level, although the practice of bird sketching can be especially useful for new birders in serving to strengthen your identification skills. Keep in mind that you are drawing from real life, not...