Birds

Bald Eagles

Nesting pair of bald eagles as thousands of snow gesse fly over near Fairfield, Montana, USA

Atlantic Puffin

Atlantic puffin on Machias Seal Island near Cutler, Maine, USA

Atlantic Puffins

Atlantic Puffins on Machias Seal Island off the coast of Cutler, Maine, USA

Atlantic Puffins

Atlantic Puffin with mouthful of herring fish on Machias Seal Island off the coast of Cutler, Maine, USA

Atlantic Puffin

Atlantic puffin with nouthful of herring on Machias Seal Island near Cutler, Maine, USA

Bald eagle tree

Treeful of bald eagles near Hamilton Montana

American Avocets

American avocets in shallow water of Mann Lake in southeastern Oregon

Bohemian Waxwings

Bohemian waxwings feeding on mountain ash berries in Whitefish, Montana, USA

Medicine Lake

Family of Canada geese silhouetted by rising sun reflection in Medicine Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Montana, USA

Common Loon

Male common loon drying his wings on Beaver Lake near Whitefish, Montana, USA

Common Loon

Female common loon with newborn chick on Beaver Lake near Whitefish, Montana, USA

Common Loon

Female common loon with newborn chick on Beaver Lake near Whitefish, Montana, USA

Common loons

Common loon with pair of newborn chick on small mountain lake near Whitefish, Montana, USA

Common Snipe

Common Snipes in Lazy Creek near Whitefish Montana

Great Horned Owl

Great Horned Owl at nest site in Defiance, Ohio, USA

Snowy Owl

Male snowy owl in flight in Kalispell, Montana, USA

Great Horned Owl

Great Horned Owls at nest site in Defiance, Ohio, USA

Great Horned Owl

Great horned owl at the Arizona Sonora Desert Museum in Tucson, Arizona, USA

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Barred owl in Everglades National Park, Florida, USA

Barred Owl

Female barred owl in Everglades National Park, Florida, USA

Short Eared Owl

Short eared owl at Ninepipe WMA near Ronan, Montana, USA

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Short eared owl at Ninepipe National Wildlife Refuge, Montana, USA

Rough legged Hawk

Immature Rough legged Hawk feeding on a pheasant near Valier Montana

Rough Legged Hawk Portrait

Rough legged hawk on fencepost in winter at Ninepipe WMA in the Mission Valley of Montana

Mountain bluebird

Male Mountain bluebird in the Mission Valley, Montana, USA

Mountain bluebird

Male Mountain bluebird with grub in beak in the Mission Valley, Montana, USA

Cedar Waxwing

Cedar waxwing in tree in the Little Missouri National Grasslands in North Dakota, USA

Northern Pintails

Northern pintail ducks take off from wetlands at Freezeout Lake WMA near Fairfield, Montana, USA

Northern Pintails

Northern pintail ducks in courtship flight at Freezeout Lake WMA near Fairfield, Montana, USA

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Osprey returns to nest with fish at Hungry Horse Reservoir in the Flathed National Forest, Montana, USA

Osprey

Breeding pair of osprey near Rollins, Montana, USA

Osprey

Osprey in flight near Rollins, Montana, USA

Pheasant Courtship

Male pheasant in courting ritual with female in the prairie grasses at Benton Lake NWR near Great Falls Montana

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Male pheasant at Freezeout Lake WMA near Choteau, Montana, USA

Pheasant

Male ring necked pheasant in Montana

Pileated Woodpecker

Pileated woodpecker at tree stump in Whitefish Montana

Prairie Chicken

Male prairie chicken booming on lek in Loup County, Nebraska, USA

Prairie Chickens

Male prairie chickens at lek in Loup County, Nebraska, USA

Prairie Chickens

Male prairie chickens at lek in Loup County, Nebraska, USA

Red Tailed Hawk

Juvenile red tailed hawk takes off for flight near Augusta, Montana, USA

Red Tail

Red tail hawk with chick in the nest near Geyser, Montana, USA

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Redtailed Hawk with four chicks in nest near Stanford,.Montana, USA

Red tailed hawk

Immature red tailed hawk at Funk WPA near Minden, Nebraska, USA

Red Winged Blackbird

Red winged blackbird in flight at Fox Lake WMA near Lambert, Montana, USA

Arrowwood NWR

Red winged blackbirds in large flock at Arrowwood NWR near Jamestown, North Dakota, USA

Bosque del Apache

Adult roadrunner at Bosque del apache NWR in New Mexico

Bosque del Apache

Great Blue Heron fishing along a canalway in Bosque del Apache NWR in New Mexico

Sandhill Cranes

Sandhill cranes silhouetted aginst the setting sun as they fly to the Platte River near Kearney, Nebraska, USA

Sandhill Cranes

Sandhill crane landing on the Platte River during spring migration near Kearney, Nebraska, USA

Sandhill Cranes

Sandhill cranes roosting at dusk on the Platte River during spring migration near Kearney, Nebraska, USA

Sandhill Cranes

Sandhill cranes dancing on the Platte River near Kearney, Nebraska, USA

Long Billed Curlew

Long Billed Curlew in the grasslands of the Rocky mountain Front near Augusta Montana

Freezeout Lake 09

Snow geese in flight during spring migration along the Rocky Mountain Front at Freezeout Lake WMA near Choteau Montana

Snowgeese Freezeout

Snow geese fill the sky after feeding in barley fields on the Fairfield Bench near Fairfield, Montana, USA

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Snow geese feeding in barley field stubble near Freezeout Lake WMA near Choteau, Montana, USA

Snowgeese Freezeout

Snow geese take off from pond at Freezeout Lake WMA near Fairfield, Montana, USA

Snowgeese

Snow geese during spring migration at Freezeout Lake WMA, Montana, USA

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Snow geese spring migration at Freezeout Lake WMA near Choteau, Montana, USA

Snowgeese

Snow geese take off from pond at sunrise during spring migration at Freezeout Lake WMA near Choteau, Montana, USA

Tom Turkey

Wild turkey tom in breeding plumage near Roseberg Oregon

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Tom turkeys in breeding plumage in Great Basin National Park, Nevada, USA

Tom Turkeys

Wild turkey toms in breeding plumage near Roseberg Oregon

White Crowned Sparrow

White Crowned Sparrow in Big Sur, California, USA

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Yellow headed blackbirds

Yellowheaded Blackbird singing in small pond at the National Bison Range in the Mission Valley of Montana

Lazuli Bunting

A male lazuli bunting songbird singing at the National Bison Range near Moiese, Montana, USA

Mallard Family

Mallard duck family in Bass Harbor Marsh in Acadia National Park, Maine, USA

Mallard in reeds

Adult female mallard takes off for flight in the reeds of Whitefish Lake in Montana

Mallards in flight

Mallard ducks in flight near Whitefish Montana

Mallard flock

Large flock of mallard ducks take off from stubble field in front of the Bridger Mountains near Bozeman Montana

Common Merganser

Common merganser with newborn chicks in Whitefish Lake, Montana, USA

Tundra Swans

Tundra Swans at Freezeout Lake WMA along the Rocky Mountain Front near Choteau, Montana, USA

Trumpeter Swan Family

Trumpeter swan family in last light at pond at the Ninepipe NWR in Montana

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Pelagic cormorant flies above the Pacific Ocean at Cape Flattery near Neah Bay, Washington, USA

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Male grosbeak near Nordegg, Alberta, Canada

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Common goldeneye ducks at Freezeout Lake WMA near Choteau, Montana, USA

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Blue winged teals in flight at Medicine Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Montana, USA

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Great egret at sunset on Sanibel Island, Florida, USA

Wood Stork

Wood Stork in Everglades National Park, Florida, USA

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Pair of brown pelicans in flight along Sanibel Island in Florida, USA

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Brown Pelican in flight at Ten Thousand Islands NWR in Everglades National Park, Florida, USA

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Burrowing owls in Cape Coral, Florida, USA

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Red Shouldered Hawk with freshly caught green anole lizard at Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary near Naples, Florida, USA

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Reddish egret displaying showy feeding dance behavior at Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge in Sanibel Island, Florida, USA

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Yellow Crowned Night Heron at Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge in Sanibel Island, Florida, USA

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Sandhill cranes in flight in the Flathead Valley, Montana, USA

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Short eared owl at Ninepipe National Wildlife Refuge, Montana, USA

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Cactus Wren singing in Saguaro skeleton at the Arizona Sonoran Desert Museum in Tucson, Arizona, USA

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Snow geese during spring migration at Freezeout Lake WMA near Choteau, Montana, USA

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Snow geese lift off with dramatic lenticular cloud sunrise sky during spring migration at Freezeout Lake WMA near Choteau, Montana, USA

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Tundra Swans with Ear Mountain in background during spring migration at Freezeout Lake WMA near Choteau, Montana, USA

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Female Mallard duck drying wings while male suitors look on at Woodland Park in Kalispell, Montana, USA

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Pair of fledgling great horned owls at old wooden granary near Colllins, Montana, USA

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Atlantic Puffin in fligtht on Machias Seal island, Maine, USA

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Razorbill in flight at Machias Seal Island, Maine, USA