My name is Sean McCann, and I am a PhD student in biology at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, Canada. I am a passionate amateur photographer and a lover of the outdoors.
I grew up not far from here in Victoria BC, on Vancouver Island, where I also did an undergraduate biology degree at UVic.
My background is in entomology, and I have completed a masters degree in Florida on mosquito reproductive ecology.
This blog will be a place to show some of my photos, communicate my research and my insights, and to reach out to the public at large. For some images that I shoot, I will try to give some details to how the shots were achieved, especially if they used any unusual techniques.
Somewhere to the right will be a link to my flickr photostream where you can see a selection of my recent images. I will also try to maintain a blogroll, for pages that catch my fancy and inspire me. As for what else I will put up, well I am not too sure. I am hoping for suggestions!
As an aside, Ibycter (in the url and blog title) refers to the species that I study, the Red-throated Caracara, a Falconid found from Central America to southern Brazil. Expect to hear much about this species and its environment in the future.
This is an inspired and profound site. I am so thrilled to know my friend Peggy has a son with such an eye for the beauty of the natural world and for things that really matter.
Thanks for the kind words! I hope to create more interesting posts soon.
Looking forward to more. 🙂
Love this site here, Sean. Thanks.