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Birds And Bears In The Gamelands Of Dennison Township

Cloudy skies greeted me when I woke up Sunday morning at my home in Northeastern Pennsylvania . I took my usual morning walk in my neighborhood. in Hazle Township.  I enjoyed he mild summer-like temperatures, the Spring flowers and the singing of the birds. After my walk, and a cup of coffee I decided to…

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Another Glorious Spring Day In Northeastern PA: A Hike In The PPL Wetlands

We finally got some sunshine on a Saturday here in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Once again I decided to drive to the PPL Wetlands in Salem Township. I think it is like the Everglades of Northeastern Pennsylvania. I love the Everglades in Florida. It is so alive. You will always see some sort of critter, from alligators…

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Trinidad And Tobago Day Six: An Evening Walk In The Coastal Village Of Grande Riviere

It was late afternoon when I arrived in the quiet and scenic village of Grande Riviere. My driver, and owner of the hotel Piero showed me to my rustic and comfortable room . The Mt. Plaisir Estate Hotel is located on the beach and  my room had a  balcony overlooking the ocean.   I love hearing…

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There Is No Place Like Northeastern Pennsylvania In May : A Spring Walk In The PPL Wetlands

Rain and clouds were in the forecast again last Saturday.  However, when I awoke the skies were clearing. It looked like it was going to be a  nice day. .  It is beautiful everywhere in the month of  May in  the woodlands of Northeastern Pennsylvania.  So I had many options where t i could hike.…

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Trinidad And Tobago Day Six: A Scenic Drive To The Beautiful And Sleepy Coastal Village of Grand Riviere

I had arranged for a ride  for  my stay at the  Mt. Plaisir Estate Hotel in Grand Riviere on the remote northeast coast of Trinidad.  My driver arrived around 2 p.m. I soon learned that I was to have the honor to be driven to the hotel by its owner Piero Guerrini. He is also  famous…

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Trinidad And Tobago Day Six: Farewell To The Asa Wright Nature Center And Lodge

I awoke from another refreshing sleep on  my last day at the Asa Wright lodge. The cottages are  rustic and modestly furnished. There is no air conditioning. However, the overhead fan provides a nice breeze that made it pleasantly comfortable for sleeping. I really liked my little cottage. The birds again had me up before…

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Trinidad And Tobago Day Five. Another Day Exploring The Trails Of Asa Wright Lodge

The songs of birds  were once again   my alarm clock  on Sunday at the Asa Wright Nature Center and Lodge in Trinidad. The birds become active  about half hour before the sunrise. And when they wake up they let the rest of the  world know it. Located only 11 degrees of latitude north of the…

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Trinidad And Tobago Day Four: Birds, Ants, Flowers And Other Cool Stuff At Asa Wright Lodge

At lunch we  discussed our visit to the oilbird cave  earlier Saturday  morning  at the Asa Wright Nature Center and Lodge.  After lunch I spent some time observing, and trying to photograph, the many birds that visit the nearby feeders and fruit trees.  It is a truly relaxing and exhilarating experience if you enjoy nature.…

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Trinidad Day Four: A Visit to Interesting and Reclusive Oilbird Cave At The Asa Wright Nature Center.

Although I got in  late after the night walk, I was still up before the sun on Saturday morning. Well, I wouldn’t see the sun anyway, it was cloudy when I left my cottage, and a cooler 74 degrees. I once again stopped in for a cup of coffee and then walked along the driveway…

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Birds And Other Critters In My Backyard In Northeastern Pennsylvania.

I was fortunate to have traveled to New Zealand and Trinidad and Tobago these past few weeks. I saw many  exotic  and beautiful birds and other animals on my trips. However, you don’t have to travel to a rain forest or the other side of the planet to see the beauty of nature. It can…

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