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A bird collided head-on with my window leaving this image of himself, including beak, forehead, eyes, and even wings.
Green-breasted Mango. The manager of an ecolodge invited me to photograph hummingbirds and other small birds at his home nearby. This guy was in the deep shade, and I used a flash on him with natural
The interior of a classic American sports car, the Ford Mustang.
Live Precis Coenia Butterfly photographed at the Milwaukee Public Museum's Puelicher Butterfly Vivarium.
A pair of baby Great Horned Owls seems surprised by my presence.
Red-throated Loon. While photographing loons at a nest on a small pond in a national park I got this guy just after he had gotten off the nest and was stretching before flying off.
Looking at the center Altar at Franciscan Monastery, Washington, D.C.
My friend walking through the forest.
Boating at Sunset
KSC Employees and the international press watch as Space Shuttle Atlantis is mated to the external tank for the last time.
I was taking pictures of the waves near Pipeline in Hawaii when I captured the dark clouds off shore with the water pulling back off of the beach into that beautiful blue wave coming in.
Hoopoe. While photographing from a hide (blind) located near a hoopoe nest in a large concrete pipe section filled with sand, I got this guy with his crest up bringing in a wasp to his four babies.
Happiness
A heavenly sunrise behind the church steeples.
A female Bald Eagle feeds her newborn eaglette.
A pair of Butterflies
A mother Great Horned Owl and her newborn owlettes.
Bridge at Night near famous Sydney Opera-house.
Striving to be serious
Harlequin Duck. I was photographing water birds swimming in, and flying along, a very fast moving river, when I got this guy just as he was starting to fly in front of a small waterfall dropping into
Gordon Cooper's spacesuit
I sat waiting and taking wave photos near Pipeline for a long time, just waiting for the right wave with the right light to roll in.
Suburban squirrel near my shed.
11th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
Hoopoe. While photographing from a hide (blind) located near a hoopoe nest in a large concrete pipe section filled with sand, I got this guy with his crest up bringing in a wasp to his four babies.

Hoopoe. While photographing from a hide (blind) located near a hoopoe nest in a large concrete pipe section filled with sand, I got this guy with his crest up bringing in a wasp to his four babies.

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Arcata, California, United States of America
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 05.2011
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 26, 2013, 7:10 p.m.
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Focal Length: 350mm
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