Displaying on the Lek

Today’s post features a few images I captured in 2008, while guiding for the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and The Nature Conservancy, at the Greater Prairie Chicken lek located on the prairie at Dunn Ranch. Every spring, the males would gather on the lek. The “lek” is the short grass prairie, where the prairie […]

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Fun Friday: Have a Wonderful Weekend!

Along with my Eastern Meadowlark (Sturnella magna) friend, wishing you a Fun Friday and Wonderful Weekend! Photo Equipment Used: Canon 1D Mark 2 body Canon EF 500mm, f/4 IS lens Bogen 3221 tripod, with Wemberley gimbal head (original series) ISO 800 Aperture f/8 Shutter Speed 1/60 sec.    

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Fun Friday: Booming Birdie

Today’s Fun Friday post comes from a prairie located in north-central Missouri, where a small group of Greater Prairie Chickens (Tympanuchus cupido) reside. For several years, I have been a tour guide for the Missouri Department of Conservation and the Nature Conservancy, leading groups to a covered blind when the prairie chickens are actively seeking […]

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