Bill Marchel

Bill Marchel, of Fort Ripley, Minnesota, is a full-time wildlife and outdoors writer and photographer. He specializes in game birds, mammals and outdoor sports, such as hunting and fishing. For more information, visit his website at www.BillMarchel.com.

Photo of the week

Posted by: Bill Marchel under Environment, Weather, Recreation, Birding Updated: January 1, 2011 - 8:21 PM

On New Years Day I photographed this ruffed grouse silhouetted against the afterglow.  It was feeding on crab apples while ice and snow from the recent storm still clung to the branches and fruit.

 

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