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Red-bellied Woodpecker And Eastern Kingbird


Red-bellied Woodpecker And Eastern Kingbird

Red-Bellied Woodpecker chased away the Eastern Kingbird....no longer the King.

Introduction To Nature


Introduction To Nature

My niece and her two year old daughter were watching the approach of a couple of ducks when I caught this intimate and candid scene from behind. Mom comforted child as the toddler awaited their arrival with some degree of wonder and trepidation. Even...

Lunch


Lunch

This was one of the test shots in my backyard when I bought the Nikon D90 a few years ago. It's one happy squirrel!

A Snails View


A Snails View

I was in a woods in Southern Illinois in the spring before the fiddle heads of the ferns had unrolled. I saw this snail and with a little persuasion got him to crawl up to the fern.

Caught In The Act


Caught In The Act

Deer raiding the orchards on a farm outside of Beaver, Utah. Snapped a shot of this gal in the act...she almost looks surprise to be caught on film!

These Long Necks Sure Do Come In Handy


These Long Necks Sure Do Come In Handy

These two swans had just come out of the water and got muddy near the shore. I spent quite some time watching then proceed to clean up.

Afternoon Nap


Afternoon Nap

There's nothing better for a red squirrel than a nap in the afternoon sun, especially when offered some protection by the photographer's front porch.

Sunny Hummer


Sunny Hummer

Don't Worry ... Be Happy!


Don't Worry ... Be Happy!

Loved the expression on this little guy's face. He seemed to tilt his head and genuinely smile for the camera.

Best Buds


Best Buds

Wanna Hear My Latest Tune?


Wanna Hear My Latest Tune?

I caught this Robin was singing at the top of his lungs ... for a meal? for show? or because it was in him to do so?

Must You Always Insist That We See Everything Eye To Eye?


Must You Always Insist That We See Everything Eye To Eye?

Neotropic Cormorant comes eye to eye with his meal.

You Lookin' At Me?!


You Lookin' At Me?!

Baboon guarding the banks of the Nile greeted us as we stepped off the boat.

Lookin' For Trouble


Lookin' For Trouble

This skunk didn't want anyone following him.

It's A Dry Heat


It's A Dry Heat

Harris Antelope Ground Squirrel trying to find a cool place in the Sonoran Desert sun.

Also labeled: Deserts, Nature, Wildlife

Snowy Owl


Snowy Owl

Squinting snowy owl

Take A Bow


Take A Bow

Lesser yellow legs taking a bow for me.

Pelican Panic


Pelican Panic

Also labeled: Wildlife

Rubbing Sleepy Eyes


Rubbing Sleepy Eyes

This Barred Owl was sleepy since it had to hunt during the day because of a food shortage. There was an abundance of barred owls this particular year and crusty snow made rodents hard to capture.

Also labeled: Forests, Nature, Trees, Wildlife

White Morph Squirrel Eating Breakfast


White Morph Squirrel Eating Breakfast

This squirrel is quite unusual in that it is not an albino but rather a strain of the brown squirrel. We were at the park and could not believe our good fortune to see this exquisit animal as I have never one before. Plan to do research and find out...

Being Followed


Being Followed

This territorial ruffed grouse followed me after taking pictures of him. So I took one more of the grouse and my shadow before I left. Earlier he had even flown onto my head and was pulling on my hat. But I escaped unscathed.

Also labeled: Nature, Seasons, Wildlife

What Geese Eat


What Geese Eat

Canadian goose takes a break from eating the lawn

Also labeled: Grass, Wildlife

What Geese Eat


What Geese Eat

Canadian goose takes a break from eating the lawn

Also labeled: Grass, Wildlife

White-fronted Parrot Preening Pair


White-fronted Parrot Preening Pair

This is the fourth image in a sequence of four where the female parrot began preening the male's head. The more she preened, the lower his head dropped until it "fell" into her chest with his open mouth. It just has to feel great! This pair of wild...

Also labeled: Nature, Wildlife

Interrupted Bath


Interrupted Bath

Hiking the Selkirk Range on a drizzly spring day, we spotted this young bull moose feeding in the lilly pads. After shooting about a hundred frames, he noticed us and proceeded to leave the lake. And I shot another hundred frames of him running away!

Also labeled: Forests, Nature, Trees, Water, Wildlife

Run For It!


Run For It!

Hiking the Selkirks on a chilly, drizzly spring day, we spotted this yound bull moose feeding in a pond. Firing off over a hundred shots, he finally noticed us and made a run for the tree line.

Also labeled: Forests, Grass, Nature, Wildlife

Goodbye


Goodbye

I happy penguin walks home to his nest after a cool dip in the ocean. One of the last photos I took of this rookerie, it was a wonderful end to my day near Palmer Station.

Also labeled: Exotic Places

God Save The Queen


God Save The Queen

How wonderfully fitting to find these two partners saluting the British flag...after all, the Port Lockroy - the British research station in Antarctica - provides a cozy home with all the amenities for this penguin colony.

Also labeled: Exotic Places

Gecko Visit


Gecko Visit

A brief visit from a gecko friend on a water cooler.

Also labeled: Exotic Places, Green

Hi'ya


Hi'ya

Nw Trek is a wildlife area that has mainly indigenous wildlife from Western Washington. This lynx was nice enough to stop and pose for me on one trip there.

Also labeled: Forests, Nature, Trees, Wildlife

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