Trans Scend Survival

Trans: Latin prefix implying "across" or "Beyond", often used in gender nonconforming situations – Scend: Archaic word describing a strong "surge" or "wave", originating with 15th century english sailors – Survival: 15th century english compound word describing an existence only worth transcending.

Category: Jess Sullivan Photography

Visual NH Research Update :)

Olive-sided Flycatcher (Is Says, "Three Beers!! [please]"

Walking to work in the morning

Work

Song Sparrow

Common Yellowthroat Warbler

I'll let the photos to the talking:  welcome to my world! 🙂 !!!!

 

-Jess

 

 

Research Year Two: Three Photos

Male Common Yellowthroat Warbler

The field season has officially started in Northern NH!

Male Common Yellowthroat warbler (COYE):   This fellow is defending a small territory in a patch of open thicket.   These warblers rely on early succession forest- patches of substrate that haven't  really grown in yet- to build cryptic, ground-level nests.  They develop complex systems to divert/confuse predators away from their nests.

 

Female Black-throated Blue Warbler (BTBW):  I was lucky to see this female.   She is paired with a male who defends a large mature forest territory.   They have quite a few BTBW neighbors, which makes for a lot of skirmishes among the males over land.  The females are often silent and move very fast...

Male Mourning Warbler (MOWA):  This is a rare bird here.   Even more amazing, it is defending a territory in our research site- and trying to chase out a male COYE while doing so.  The two species "share" resources, which means thy can't stand each other.   🙂   Each time the male COYE sings near the MOWA, it gets berated and chased away- and vice versa.   It appears the COYE isn't budging either, probably because it hasn't had this domestic, neighborly problem before.

-Jess

Female Black-throated Blue Warbler

Male Mourning Warbler

Signs of Thoughts of Possible Spring?

Spring is (possibly) coming people!  🙂

Scituate, MA - Osprey

Scituate, MA - Killdeer

Plymouth, NH - (FOY photo for me) Hermit Thrush

Scituate, MA - Brant

Plymouth, NH - Savannah Sparrow

New Photo/Promotional Media Business pages in the works!

I am working on bringing new and exciting services to my website(s).  Stay tuned for exciting services, prices, and (of course) galleries!  

-Jess

 

 

Example Photo Work

Here are some examples of my work:

(Contact me for a quote and full portfolio on professional jobs, photo or video!  I also sell assorted bird photo cards, if that's your thing - I can send low res collections to choose and order from.)