Cedar Waxwing – Harvest

Cedar Waxwing

Harvest While photographing in North Idaho’s scenic Kootenai National Wildlife Refuge, I encountered a flock of Cedar Waxwings along Myrtle Creek. Their distinctive trilling calls from the hedge rows were what first caught my attention and alerted me to their presence. Looking closer revealed they were harvesting the ripening choke cherries. In this capture, a waxwing had just gathered a fruit before gobbling it down.  ~ Anecdote and Cedar Waxwing capture, Harvest © Jerry L. Ferrara 

Moose – Daybreak at Kootenai


Daybreak at Kootenai This image was made well over a decade ago at nearby Kootenai National Wildlife Refuge. Morning fog obscured the distant view revealing little of interest. As the dawning sun’s rays brushed the landscape, murk and mist magically dissipated. Definition and form took shape … Moose and marsh materialized. When all about there seems to be A lack of anything to see Wait and watch, it might take time The moment caught may be sublime ~ Anecdote, poem and Moose capture, Daybreak at Kootenai © Jerry L. Ferrara