Kenya 2013

Kenya 2013

After more than 2 years, I finally sat down and pulled together a photo album and slide show from our trip to Kenya in the summer of 2013. There were many things that made this trip special including borrowing a 600mm camera lens from our friend and guide Dave...

Berlin Revisited

Today is the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Memories flooded my brain from my short stint living in one of my favorite cities.  In September 1976, Tina and I met in Kreuzberg, just off the corner of Wrangelstrasse and Falckensteinstrasse.  I did not...

Tropical Plants & Birds

Tina and I paid our annual winter visit to the Como Park Conservatory today.  It really helped remind me that this winter can’t last forever.  The conservatory had a fantastic collection of orchids on display as well as Bosai trees, spring flowers and tropical birds....

Birding in Kenya

In July, Tina and I had the opportunity to travel to Kenya for a photo safari with our family.  I have about 4,000 images to sort through, but here are a few images shots from the trip. More images posted at http://www.bnwilson.net/. Purple Grenadier Lilac-breasted...

Kentucky Warbler

1st identified by Julian Sellers on June 11th, I ventured to Battle Creek Park quite early this morning on the chance of seeing a Kentucky Warbler.  The bird and several birders were exactly where Julian had 1st found him.  I was able to watch the bird for some time...