Podcast: Photographer Christian Sasse discusses hawk chick raised by bald eagles

An adult bald eagle with eaglet and hawklet in a nest located on Vancouver Island, Canada.

Listen [box]NOTE: Photographer Christian Sasse hopes to broadcast live from the nest location on Vancouver Island today. His live streams are on YouTube and Periscope (links at the end of this post). [/box] On Vancouver Island, a familiar bald eagle nest is suddenly home to a most unfamiliar scene.   The eagle parents are not only… Continue reading Podcast: Photographer Christian Sasse discusses hawk chick raised by bald eagles

Photos: Sun-splashed Edmonds, WA

(Edmonds, WA)  While working on a video project in Edmonds on Monday, I also had the opportunity to shoot some pictures. I thought I’d share some of those photos here. Earlier in the day, I’d actually wondered if I’d have any luck, at all, with the weather. In Snohomish, it had been raining intermittently throughout the… Continue reading Photos: Sun-splashed Edmonds, WA

VIDEO: Snow Geese arriving in farm field

Snow Geese gathering in farm field in Snohomish, WA.

(Snohomish, WA)  One of the best moments I’ve had watching Snow Geese came as a surprise this past December.  I’ve just now edited that video and am sharing it here. On December 6, I’d nearly finished driving the short length of Springhetti Road.  Sunset was fast approaching and the prospects for a satisfying shoot seemed… Continue reading VIDEO: Snow Geese arriving in farm field

Oh, Silvana! Where Bald Eagles delight

(Silvana, WA) Passing through the Silvana area on a rain-soaked day in late February may not sound exciting; but even a wet, winter day gets my adrenaline going in Silvana. That’s because the Bald Eagles always seem to be perched in trees along the Stillaguamish River. Lots of Eagles. I often simply open my sunroof… Continue reading Oh, Silvana! Where Bald Eagles delight

Record-setting amateur astronomer now a rising star in Bald Eagle photography

Christian Sasse loves pushing the limits. He shattered a world-record when he imaged the most distant object from earth ever captured by an amateur-sized telescope. Now, he’s taking aim at producing some magnificent wildlife photography. This latest chapter in Sasse’s adventurous life began to unfold shortly after he moved to British Columbia in 2011.  That same… Continue reading Record-setting amateur astronomer now a rising star in Bald Eagle photography

Video captures young Bald Eagle’s struggle to survive

(Camano Island, WA)  When Jeff Butts learned a young Bald Eagle might be in trouble an hour away from his Edmonds home, he knew he had to take action. “It was a no-brainer,” Butts said. That same day, Butts made the drive to Camano Island and located the eagle. The young bird had recently left… Continue reading Video captures young Bald Eagle’s struggle to survive