california watchable wildlife

Defining Ethical Wildlife Photography & Viewing

Quietly sitting alongside the trail, tall grasses covering my presence, small kits begin to emerge from the den. They can’t see me, I am a good distance from them using a long lens, not bothering their morning routine, sitting low, and using the natural elements of tall grasses and hill slope as my

Burrowing owl in flight

Tammy Kokjohn wins CAWW Photo of the Year 2020

I was born and raised in a small town, Ft. Madison, Iowa, right on the Mississippi River.  From a very young age, being outdoors was just what we did as kids, from the time the sun came up, till the porch lights came on at night.  My Dad helped develop my love of nature, spending time in the woods, fishing, drives out on the country roads, and taking me to spend time on my Grandparents farm.

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