While photographing flowers and butterflies, I realized this little guy was sunbathing on this big leaf. I waited patiently until he peeked with his head, barely outside the green.
I was stalking this gorgeous turkey vulture until it finally decided to fly directly above me.
The hawk found a meal just before a huge snow storm hit.
The hawk was looking for a meal, as a big snow storm was quickly approaching.
Feeling the beginning of spring with the wind blowing through his mane.
do i jump or stay. this guy sat long enough to snap a couple of shots. after i saw them on the monitor i noticed the reflection of his eye in the water
Popular residents of Mount Rainier, marmots can been seen along various hikes. This one settled in for a meal of flowers right in front of roaring Spray Falls.
Huge Sea Lion Colony at Sea Lion Cove at Point Lobos State Natural Reserve.
This photograph was taken during the sunrise one morning in Dania Beach, FL. The bird in the photo is a brown pelican that was fishing for breakfast.
Crab in a Tidal Pool in Pacific Grove at low tide.
Was hiking the Dunes overlook trail and came to this large sprawling pine. It looked like there were some bones under the tree. I stepped under the tree to look and felt like something was looking at me. I looked up and between the Y in the truck...
A Vulture Hunting in the Cypress Swamp area of Suffolk Va.
I captured this exciting moment, when a Sandhill Family of four flew up into the air.
Traveling a country road and saw 3 baby racoons crossing. Grabbed my camera, 2 scurried up a tree this one kept his eye on me.
King Penguins gather along the beach in Salisbury Plain, South Georgia. Shot from on board the National Geographic Explorer with a handheld Canon EOS 40D, Canon 100-400 mm f/4.5-5.6 lens, at 1/180 sec, f/8, ISO 250, RAW format. Color temperature,...
These Adelie Penguins were landing on an Iceberg on the Antarctic Peninsula
St Andrew's Bay is home of the world's largest King Penguin colony, estimated at 150,000 pairs. Shot just after sunrise using a tripod mounted Canon EOS 30D, Tokina 12-24 mm f/4 lens, at 1/45 sec, f/11, ISO 400, RAW format. Color temperature,...
Giant Tortoise (Galapago) grazing in grassy field (natural habitat)
I snapped this photo as the butterfly was flying off the flower. It's not really upside down. It's wings are flapped downward and the abdomen is curver upward, so it just appears upside down at first glance.
Two wolves traveling along a ridge below the Grand Tetons in front of Death Canyon
A bull elk during the rut strolls through Madison Meadow beneath the full moon before sunrise on 9/23/2010
Also labeled: Exotic Places, Forests, Historic Locations, Landscapes, Natural Wonders, Nature, Wildlife
On a trip to Japan, we visited the Japanese Snow Monkeys in the Japanese Alps. No food is allowed in the area, so the Snow Monkeys essentially ignore the visiting people. It's quite cold during the Winter, and the Snow Monkeys have learned to enjoy...
Trails along Harmon Mountain, some critter stopped for a snack on this mushroom. See the nail marks and bite out of the middle.
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