In the spring, the Wood Ducks return to their summer nesting area. How could a female resist the beautiful color and marking of the male Wood Duck. The reflection doubles the delight.
I was birding when we noticed this turtle on the path. It was ambling along at a typical slow pace, but eventually dug a hole to lay its eggs. I was fascinated by its piercing eyes as well as its subtle yet beautiful camouflage colors ....nature's...
Found this beauty in the cracks of a hillside outside the Southwest Research Station in Cave Creek Canyon. It was amazingly calm and cooperative.
THIS COOPER'S HAWK LET ME GET ABOUT 5 FEET AWAY I COULDN'T BELIEVE IT, DON'T GET THAT TO OFTEN.
Fiji is the soft coral capital of the world and explodes with reds, pinks, purples, yellows, and oranges.
Found this fox by the roadside near South Beach, San Juan Island.
I caught this Cecropia Moth resting on a lichen and moss covered Maple tree early on a summer morning in my yard.
blueird perched on pole in my backyard
Apo Island is a little atol island located in the Central Visayas, Philippines. THe coral gardens here are just amazing and turtles frolic around in the shallows. Here I was lucky enough to be diving with two of these gentle ocean dwellers.
Also labeled: Blue
This mallard was stretching the the mid afternoon sun, showing off all the brilliant colors that it could muster.
A newborn Whitetail Fawn in an Alfalfa hay field after a late snowstorm.
Also labeled: Forests, Grass, Landscapes, Light, Natural Wonders, Nature, Seasons, Sun & Sky, Textures, Trees, Wildlife
Eagle guarding its nest
Great White Egret at Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve (GTMNERR). Ponte Vedra Florida. The sun was to my back, producing a nice blue glow across the water and bringing out the colors in the sand and grass.
One of the first ducklings I saw in the spring of 2010. I took this capture with the sun to my back to maximize the reflection on the water.
A flock of geese over Cape Blanco Lighthouse appears to be racing an ominous looking storm cell, which has spawned a faint rainbow.
Mallard drake strikes a pose after diving for dinner at a local duck pond in Missoula, MT.
Taken at the Jacksonville Zoo.
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