Laughing Gull (Leucophaeus atricilla). Photograph by David Baake with Nikon D5100, 300 mm f/4D IF-ED lens. Dyke Marsh Wildlife Preserve, Virginia.

Coyote (Canis latrans). Photograph by David Baake with Nikon D5100, 300 mm f/4D IF-ED lens. South Mountain Park, Phoenix, Arizona.

Harbor Seals (Phoca vitulina)Photograph by David Baake with Nikon D5100, 300 mm f/4D IF-ED lens. Casco Bay, Maine.

Song of Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis), recorded by David Baake at Mount Auburn Cemetery on July 5, 2014, using iPhone.

Willet (Tringa semipalmata). Video by David Baake with Nikon D5100, 300 mm f/4D IF-ED lens. Parker River National Wildlife Refuge.

On June 27, 2014, I discovered a Yellow Warbler nest at Parker River National Wildlife Refuge. The male and female were both observed flycatching and returning to feed their fledglings. One parent was also observed attacking a Song Sparrow that ventured too close to a fledgling. The warblers did not seem disturbed by my presence. On June 27, 2014, I discovered a Yellow Warbler nest at Parker River National Wildlife Refuge. The male and female were both observed flycatching and returning to feed their fledglings. One parent was also observed attacking a Song Sparrow that ventured too close to a fledgling. The warblers did not seem disturbed by my presence.

On June 27, 2014, I discovered a Yellow Warbler nest at Parker River National Wildlife Refuge. The male and female were both observed flycatching and returning to feed their fledglings. One parent was also observed attacking a Song Sparrow that ventured too close to a fledgling. The warblers did not seem disturbed by my presence.

Snowy Egret (Egretta thula). Photograph by David Baake with Nikon D5100, 300 mm f/4D IF-ED lens. Parker River National Wildlife Refuge.

Humpback Whales (Megaptera novaeangliae). Photographs by David Baake with Nikon D5100, 300 mm f/4D IF-ED lens. Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary. Humpback Whales (Megaptera novaeangliae). Photographs by David Baake with Nikon D5100, 300 mm f/4D IF-ED lens. Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary.

Humpback Whales (Megaptera novaeangliae). Photographs by David Baake with Nikon D5100, 300 mm f/4D IF-ED lens. Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary.

Humpback Whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) and Herring Gulls (Larus argentatus). Photograph by David Baake with Nikon D5100, 300 mm f/4D IF-ED lens. Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary.

Palm Warbler (Setophaga palmarum).Photograph by David Baake with Nikon D5100, 300 mm f/4D IF-ED lens. Mount Auburn Cemetery.

American Robin (Turdus migratorius). Photograph by David Baake with Nikon D5100, 300 mm f/4D IF-ED lens. Mount Auburn Cemetery.

Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis). Photograph by David Baake with Nikon D5100, 300 mm f/4D IF-ED lens. Mount Auburn Cemetery.

Check out my Baltimore Oriole photograph in this WBUR story!

Chestnut-sided Warbler (Setophaga pensylvanica). Photograph by David Baake with Nikon D5100, 300 mm f/4D IF-ED lens. Mount Auburn Cemetery.

Piping Plover (Charadrius melodus). Photograph by David Baake with Nikon D5100, 300 mm f/4D IF-ED lens. Sandy Point Reservation. Piping Plover (Charadrius melodus). Photograph by David Baake with Nikon D5100, 300 mm f/4D IF-ED lens. Sandy Point Reservation.

Piping Plover (Charadrius melodus). Photograph by David Baake with Nikon D5100, 300 mm f/4D IF-ED lens. Sandy Point Reservation.