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 20, 2012 - 2:35 PM

 

 

I photographed  this ruffed grouse as it fed on crab apples in the afterglow of a winter sunset.

Photo of the week

Posted by: Bill Marchel under Environment, Weather, Recreation Updated: October 11, 2011 - 8:33 PM

Starting about the middle of October, whitetail bucks will begin to rub and scrape in earnest in preparation for the upcoming peak of the rut in early November.

photo of the week

Posted by: Bill Marchel under Environment, Weather, Recreation, Birding Updated: September 20, 2011 - 1:58 PM

Male wood ducks are the most colorful of all North American waterfowl.