Parrots at Play
A pair of Amazon parrots wrestle on a tree branch.
A crane stands motionless while eyeing prey in a flowing river
A butterfly lands to feed on a flowering plant.
A Pair of Ducks
A pair of mallard ducks swimming in a lake.
Shake it Off
A duck shakes off excess water after a bath at Lake Mead, Nevada.
Ducks at Sunset
A pair of ducks, one fishing, swim in the Capitol Hill reflection pool during sunset.
Duck Submerges in Pond
a duck submerges below a pond surface.
Bee on Flower
Perched Steppe Eagle
A steppe eagle sits atop a pile of rubble in Kandahar, Afghanistan. This was a lucky chance drive-by photo through armored vehicle glass using Shutter Priority at 1/800th of second with a Canon Powershot G1X compact digital camera (while moving and bouncing at approximately 20 kph). I try to keep my vehicle windows clean for opportunities just like this.
Blue and Yellow Macaw
Close-up through fence of a Swainson's Hawk on exhibit at the El Paso Zoo.
A hawk glides above a mountain peak in search of prey in Big Bend Ranch State Park, Texas.
Cattle Egret Landing
A cattle egret prepares to land atop a tree at Balmorhea State Park, Texas.
Cattle Egret Trio
A trio of cattle egrets fly above Balmorhea State Park, Texas
San Solomon Cienaga Ducks
A variety of ducks and other waterfowl reside in the wetlands of the San Solomon Cienaga in Balmorhea State Park, Texas.
A white swan is surrounded by geese while swimming in a pond.