Brief Directions: I-44 west of St. Louis to Highway 100 which takes you to Washington, Missouri. The riverfront trail is right in town.
Best Season: Spring
Description: I hiked into flooded timber along the Missouri River, in chest waders, to this nest location where I spent 14 hours over two days to get this shot of the nestlings, two females and one male, emerging from the hollow to call for food.
Gear: Canon 40D; Canon 500/4; Gitzo GT3530LS/Wimberley II