Happy Thanksgiving




Wishing everyone a Happy Thanksgiving today! In celebration, I’m featuring the symbol for Thanksgiving that we all relate to at this time of the year … the turkey! As usual, I found a rather large group of wild turkey as I entered Waterton Canyon. I estimated there were about 40 in the group. As I […]

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A Gobble Among the Croaks




During one of my morning visits to the Platte River for sandhill crane photography, I came upon a group of wild turkey. Two toms were displaying in front of about 8-10 hens. With the occasional “gobble”, it was quite a different sound than the raspy “croaks” of the sandhill cranes! Here are a couple of […]

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Dreaming of Spring




Today in the Midwest, it will be spring … on January 28 … if only for a day! Our forecast in west-central Missouri is for the temperatures to soar to above 70F! But then winter sets back in as we make a large temperature drop tomorrow. But while it’s springy … actually, even summer-like, I’m […]

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Thanksgiving Blessings




As we count our blessings on this Thanksgiving Day, I’ll leave you with some more images of wild turkey, captured while foraging along the snowy slopes of Waterton Canyon, Colorado: I hope everyone has a wonderful Thanksgiving! Photographic Equipment Used: Canon 5D Mark 3 body Canon EF 100mm-400mm, f/4.5-f/5.6 IS lens + Canon 1.4x TC […]

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Wild Turkey




After two straight days in a motel room (snow and record-breaking cold weather kept me inside), I was finally able to get out yesterday to look for the Bighorn Sheep. During my 2-mile hike back into the canyon, I ran across a large group of turkey that were foraging along the snowy landscape of the […]

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Thanksgiving Blessings




To all my friends and followers, wishing you Thanksgiving Blessings on this holiday!   HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!!    

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“Leftovers”




One more post from the local sunflower field, then I’m moving on to the second half of my July Colorado photo trip. Today’s “leftovers” includes some non-bird flying creatures, an unusual large bird, and a pair of land mammals that visited the sunflower field during my multiple trips there. Oh, yes, and a short video […]

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