Hummingbird Feeding on Flower
Ruby-throated Hummingbird feeding on a flower at Fort Worth Botanical Gardens.
Blue Jay Feeding
An adult Blue Jay feeds one of its fledglings in a Wax Myrtle in my back yard.
Blackbirds Taking Flight
Red-winged Blackbirds take to flight after a feeding frenzy.
My first tack sharp BIF photo. Great way to start 2012!
I think this Song Sparrow was thinking I couldn't see him behind that reed. LOL
Kung Fu Hawk
A Sharp-shinned Hawk showing off his martial arts on my backyard fence.
Into the Light
Kambula, a 32-year-old gorilla at the Fort Worth Zoo, euthanized due to heart problem.
Tropical bird of the Fort Worth Zoo, Fort Worth, TX, USA.
Singing in the Reeds
A male Red-winged Blackbird sings in the reeds at a local wetland at sunset.
Great Blue Heron at a local marsh wetland area.
An African Lion howling for his mate.
African Lion Cubs
African Lion cubs of the Fort Worth Zoo.
African Lioness annoyed with her cub, who keeps biting her on the nape (look closely).
Came across this pleasant surprise while out for a drive one day. I wasn't even planning to shoot wildlife, but there he was.
Beautiful, warm, golden light setting on sanctuary water.
Greater Yellowlegs in Late Evening
Shot literally minutes before dark at ISO 3200, I used Lightroom and Noise Ninja to clean up the noise. Came out pretty good, I think.
Shot on an overcast day—the best kind of light for midday shooting!
Image of American Kestrel captured a couple of seconds after launch.
I find that gulls are great birds for practicing in-flight shots.
Small mountain lake between Crested Butte and Schofield Pass in Colorado.
On the way to Schofield Pass in Colorado.
The state bird of Texas, this female was keeping an eye on me as I moved around on "her" territory.
A winter migrant to Texas every year.
Dark-eyed Junco ("Slate-colored")
This prolific ground-feeder is a northern migrant to Texas every year.
Volcanic lava field in northern New Mexico.
Male Juvenile House Finch
A male juvenile House Finch taking on adult plumage.
Cattle Egret with stick for nest.
Black-crowned Night-Heron perched perfectly in the light coming through the trees.
Cattle Egret Posing
A Cattle Egret appears to strike a pose at a local rookery.
A doe and her fawn in the last light of the day.
Northern Cardinal (F)
Northern Cardinal (M)
A male Northern Cardinal poses on a freezing, icy, winter day.
Grebe & Coot
Pie-billed Grebe & American Coot