Chronological Colony Life
Usually the first birds to return are the older ASY birds. These birds are often established in a site somewhere and, if successful with nesting last season, will usually return to that site to do their nesting each year. This is known as 'site fidelity'. Since they have successfully raised young at that site before, they feel safe enough to return to that same site to do it again. Although not always, the older males are usually the ones to arrive first. These early arrivals are usually known as 'scouts'. Because of the nature of martins to show up at a site for a period of time, then disappear for days, it was once thought that these birds arrived first to check the site out and then returned for the rest of...
In the ever changing fast paced technological world we live in, Karen Wiles' images are like a wind blown breath of fresh air. An enchantment where one wants to visit and then remain...she has a special sense of place and vision that is present in her vividly bold works of art that demonstrate a love and appreciation of life. She has quickly become known as "The Photographer With An Artist's Eye," for it is apparent she captures in photography what some may overlook. Wiles' vast background in art enhances the vision needed to place her art within a unique aura of exceptional beauty. "Her fine art remains in one's soul to long remember... the art feels REAL because the artist is REAL."K.P. Los Angeles.
Her award winning images are...
Shop with Confidence (Fine Art America Return Policy)
Our return policy is very simple:
If you're not happy with a purchase that you made on FineArtAmerica.com, for any reason, you can return it to us within 30 days of the order date. As soon as it arrives, we'll issue a full refund for the entire purchase price. Please note - Fine Art America does not reimburse the outgoing or return shipping charges unless the return is due to a defect in quality.