Category Archives: Wildlife
Here are some photos from the University of Minnesota Raptor Center’s 2012 Spring Raptor Release in Bloomington, MN. Two red-tailed hawks and an american kestral were released during this event. The bird portraits are of the the center’s educational “ambassador birds”, who because of extensive injuries cannot be released back into the wild.
Here’s a quick shot from the University of Minnesota Raptor Center’s spring “raptor release” at Hyland Park Reserve in Bloomington, MN. This is one of two red-tailed hawks that, along with a smaller broad-winged hawk, were released back into the wild after being rehabilitated by the center. Bloomington, MN, 05/07/2011 Updated 5/9/11: Added more pictures.
We really loved the lower Gulf Coast of Florida. We went to Sanibel Island and J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge for a day and saw some amazing things. The most amazing was a bird feeding frenzy, but of course all we had was a crappy Olympus waterproof point and shoot with. We did shoot […]
Here’s a few pictures from our first day in Florida this November. I miss the warmth on cold days like today!
Bill Doms and I had an unexpected wildlife shoot in North Dakota after the storms we were anticipating didn’t develop as planned. These aren’t the greatest wildlife pictures, but here’s a few species I hadn’t photographed before. All shots are with either the Nikon D700 or D300S and the Nikon 300 vR + TC-17E II.
These pictures are from last year, and I’ve finally gotten around to editing them. The first picture is a red-bellied woodpecker. They are very large, but annoyingly hard to get close to. We actually have one in our neighborhood that I haven’t been able to photograph yet! The second one is a downy woodpecker. I […]