Hues of blue and purple flash in this mallard drake’s green head as it puts on the air brakes and … Continue reading Dropping In: Mallard prepares to stick the landing.
Not all Alaska ducks fly south for the winter. If food and open water are available hardy waterfowl such as … Continue reading Mallards in the Snow
Behold the bohemian waxwing, a lovely bird deserving much better than my reckless punnery. Common this time of year in … Continue reading Waxwing Poetic
By Ken Marsh Here in Alaska our moose, Alces alces gigas, are icons. The subspecies designation gigas is Latin for … Continue reading Forest King
Just over a week ago, the temperatures in Anchorage were dipping below zero degrees F. This white-tailed ptarmigan tried to … Continue reading Snow White & Waiting for Spring
By Ken Marsh “The winter! the brightness that blinds you, … The woods where the weird shadows slant; The stillness, the … Continue reading Return to Winter
So, what do I do with those bunnies I hunt? This time, it’s Bunny and Dumplings – good, old-fashioned comfort … Continue reading Bunny & Dumplings for Dinner
by Ken Marsh Yesterday’s trip up Southcentral Alaska’s Glenn Highway started off with winds gusting to 65 mph. I almost … Continue reading Hunting March Hares