Avocets

I arrived at Quivira NWR (Kansas) yesterdy afternoon. No Whooping Cranes were seen, although small groups have been arriving/departing over the past few days. Hopefully, today I’ll find some Whoopers. But I did find some birds I don’t often see … the American Avocet (Recurvirostra americana): I’ll likely have a few more American Avocet images […]

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A Snapping Personality

First, I’d like to thank everyone for the kind mentions, comments and “Follows” on Twitter and Facebook during my recent absence. I have just returned from an art show in Springfield, Missouri. Had lots of fun, but it got awfully hot … temperatures on Sunday reached 94F, with full sun … gee, I’m not really […]

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Migrating Sandhill Cranes

During last weekend’s trek to central Kansas to photograph some migrating Whooping Cranes (if you missed my post on that, the weather caused all 18 of them to fly off as I was driving into the area), I did manage to grab some migrating Sandhill Crane (Grus canadensis) images. As I previously mentioned, there were […]

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The Buck Stops Here

This past weekend I drove to central Kansas in hopes of photographing some rare and endangered Whooping Cranes that are migrating to their wintering grounds at Aransas NWR in southern Texas. Unfortunately, as we reached our destination, the area was under a severe storm. Winds of up to 90 mph were recorded, along with a […]

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