A Sandhill Crane strutting along.
Sandhill Crane w/Grasshopper Bosque del Apache - While Sandhill Cranes are primarily grain and seed eaters they will occassinaly round out thier diet with protien rich insects.
No snow in So. Cal. but we do get some holiday colors once in a while :)
Burrowing Owl 3-13-2009
I've been wanting to get a photo of one these for years and finally had my chance today - Yipeeeeeee!
Happy-Happy Flappy-Flappy Some captions just write themselves :)
An Osprey hovering while looking for fish. We don't often get a chance to catch them with this wing spread and body position and I was quite happy with the results.
Osprey coming in for a dead stick landing. Photo taken in Chama New Mexico 4th of July weekend 2009.
While not the most beautiful creature in the world I did my best to make it look good. I think the odds were against me though :)
Turkey vulture taken in Chama, New Mexico, 4th of July weekend, 2009
7-23-09 Bringing Home the Bacon
Male Osprey bringing the remains or rainbow trout to the nest to feed the young.
Photo taken in Chama New Mexico
Bald Eagle in a Dawn Redwood Tree. Taken from a kayak in Union Bay, Seattle Washington - November 2009
Northern Harrier from Bosque del Apache November 2009
A cooperative little gal that gave me an excellent show out at BDA.
Male Northern Shoveler Duck in Flight.
Recently purchased a Canon 1D Mark IV and wanted a good test for the auto focus.
Result of test? Passed!
White Faced Ibis - Stretching it out!
Always a joy when you can catch them with dynamic wing poses like this.
Spring is HERE!
My favorite time of the year. The sun comes out, the flowers bloom, the hummers show up, and my camera comes out of the bag for some much needed action.
Cute Chick - Avocet 7 days old.
Sunrise Deer - Love that morning light!
Anhinga in Breeding Plummage - Love the backgournd colors in this one.