Author Archives: Michael Bukay, MS

About Michael Bukay, MS

Hello! I'm Mike Bukay, founder of Michael Bukay & Associates. Much of my career has been spent as a consultant/troubleshooter/instructor in the field of high purity industrial water treatment. During this time I have had the opportunity to work with a variety of clients including IBM, Intel, Electric Power Research Institute, Genentech, Hewlett Packard, Advanced Micro Devices, and many others. These experiences provide me with a solid foundation for the operation and maintenance requirements, and training needs, for process-critical industrial equipment. After 18 years of consulting work, I decided to follow my passion to make movies. I took classes and started making movies. Now, we produce a wide variety of videos. I love the work!

Adolescent Owls Hold “Hands” & Prepare for a Night Out

TweetThis is Part I of a series of short videos I am making about a Great Horned Owl family that lives in my neighborhood. It documents 2 young Great Horned Owls having a hard time waking up after a hard-day’s … Continue reading

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Industrial and Corporate Training Videos: Benefits and Examples

TweetWe work with your top people to produce custom videos documenting your procedures. The videos are uploaded to your company’s network and become valuable training and technical resources. They can be wirelessly streamed to laptop computers while the technicians performs … Continue reading

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Largest California Wildfire: 3 Weeks After

TweetThese images were recorded three weeks after the Cedar Fire of October, 2003 in Harbison Canyon, one of many locations hit hard by the fire. Currently, the Cedar fire is the largest wildfire in recorded California history. It damaged or … Continue reading

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Cool Pooch Carries Bed to Fireplace for Comfort

Tweet  This smart Weimaraner knows how to stay warm on a chilly winter day. He just grabs his bed from another room and carries it to the fireplace where he can take a toasty nap! Have you ever seen a … Continue reading

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Amazing Egret Struggles to Swallow Big Gopher

TweetThis egret failed to swallow the gopher on its first attempt. It took about 9 minutes to completely swallow the large gopher that it caught. This video condenses the struggle to about 3 minutes. It doesn’t show the last 3 … Continue reading

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Silly Dog Acts Like Ostrich

Tweet  If someone asked you “What animal is associated with putting its head in the ground?” you would likely say an ostrich. Our Border Terrier, Alfie, is acting like the proverbial ostrich. He is a determined little guy! He loves … Continue reading

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Fisherman Catching Tons of Herring in SF Bay

TweetAccording to the San Francisco Chronicle, the SF Bay herring run “is the last urban fishery in the United States in which people can actually sit on shore and watch commercial boats haul in the squiggling fish” ( I was … Continue reading

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Close-up of Sea Otter Eating Live Crab

TweetI was walking along the Coast Guard Pier in Monterey, Ca. when I filmed this amazing site with a Panasonic Lumix FZ35 point and shoot camera from about 15′ away. I felt sorry for the crab being eaten alive, but … Continue reading

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Walking Stick Insect Close Up

TweetHere are some video and close up images of the Walking Stick Insect I photographed in Pt. Richmond, California. It was about 5″ long. Walking Stick insects are fairly common in our neighborhood but hard to see due to their … Continue reading

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Gophers’ Worst Nightmare

Tweet  Ever wonder why fish-eating herons and egrets are often seen standing in fields? This video provides some clues. This Great Blue Heron caught and killed four gophers in a row without a miss! Two gophers were swallowed and two … Continue reading

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