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Here are 100 (or 102) of my favorite photos in chronological order, newest first. Hover pointer over thumbnail for caption.Click on thumbnail to load larger image. Also see my Top 14 Favorite Places.
Hummingbird.
Hummingbird
Moose on trailcam.
Trailcam Moose
Getting toward the end of totality, lower right prominence becoming more prominent.
Total Eclipse 2024
Drone light show, Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta.
Drone Show
Annular solar eclipse, film solar filter on 100-400mm camera lens, 1.4x extender, Canon R10 camera.
Annular Eclipse 2023
Wings of Mackinac, Michigan.
Butterfly
Northern Flicker.
Flicker
Hummingbird in back yard.
Hummingbird
Prairie crocuses, out in the woods.
Prairie Crocuses
Fox in back yard eating a vole.
Montana Fox
Bighorn ram jumping a creek, Custer State Park.
Black Hills Bighorn
Bighorn sheep, Lamar Valley, Yellowstone.
Yellowstone Bighorn
Rough-legged hawk in the back yard.
Rough-legged hawk
Fireworks, Red Lodge, MT.
Red Lodge Fireworks
Red Lodge 4th of July rodeo.
Red Lodge Rodeo
Black bear cubs cross the road near Tower Falls, Yellowstone.  White spots are falling snow.
Yellowstone cubs
Black bear cubs climb a tree near Tower Falls, Yellowstone.
Yellowstone cubs
Moose in the Lamar Valley, Yellowstone.
Yellowstone Moose
Mating bluebirds have dinner.
Bluebird dinner
Yellow-bellied marmot, Shoshone Falls, Idaho.
Marmot
Moose near Grand Teton NP.
Grand Teton Moose
Moose, Yellowstone.
Yellowstone Moose
Bison, Yellowstone.
Yellowstone Bison
Fireworks, Red Lodge, MT.
Red Lodge Fireworks
Bluebirds, Red Lodge, Montana.  Trailcam.
Mountain Bluebirds
Bluebird, Red Lodge, Montana.
Mountain Bluebird
Coyote.
Yellowstone Coyote
Bighorn, Badlands National Park.
Badlands Bighorn
Burrowing Owl, Badlands National Park.
Burrowing Owl
Mountain Lion near Luther, MT.  Cropped version, next image is uncropped.
Mountain Lion
Bald Eagle, Loess Bluffs NWR.
Missouri Eagle
Bighorns, Badlands National Park.
Badlands Bighorns
Bighorn, Badlands National Park.
Badlands Bighorn
Fireworks, Red Lodge, MT.
Red Lodge Fireworks
Baby bison launches, Custer State Park.
Baby bison leaping
The old pronghorn buck (left) chases a member of its herd, Custer State Park.
Pronghorns sprinting
Coyote atop fallen tree, Yellowstone National Park.
Yellowstone Yote
Bald eagles, Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri.
Missouri Eagles
Bald eagle eating fish, 2 of 7 in sequence, Keokuk, Iowa.
Eagle dinner
Juvenile bald eagle yanks the fish out of the water, 6 of 13 in sequence, Lock and Dam 18, Illinois.
Eagle fishing
Big flare, Wind Cave National Park.
Trailcam in danger
Bighorns in the Badlands, South Dakota.
Badlands Bighorns
Moose in Montana on trailcam.
Montana Moose
A solitary bison looking for a spot to graze along the rim above the Badlands, South Dakota.
Badlands Bison
Solar eclipse, Aug. 21, 2017, a processed version of the previous image.  Very fast shutter speed (1/2500) reveals prominences rising from surface of the sun.
Total Eclipse 2017
Burrowing owl south of Pierre.
South Dakota Owl
Bighorns, Badlands National Park.
Badlands Bighorns
Bighorn, Badlands National Park.
Badlands Bighorn
Mountain Bluebird in Custer State Park.
Black Hills Bluebird
Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep, Badlands National Park.
Badlands Bighorn
Elk along the highway, Wind Cave National Park.
Black Hills Elk
From the looks of this coyote, he has had a good summer hunting prairie dogs, Wind Cave National Park.
Black Hills Coyote
Bighorn sheep on a sheer cliff in the Badlands.
Badlands Bighorn
Backlit hoodoos outlined against the cliffs of Bryce Canyon.
Bryce Canyon, UT
B-17 Sentimental Journey.
B-17 Sent. Journey
Snow geese, Squaw Creek NWR, Missouri.
Missouri Geese
Sphinx Moth, Newton Hills State Park, SD
South Dakota Moth
Partial solar eclipse.  Last good shot I got before the clouds got in the way.
Partial Eclipse 2014
Elk on trail camera, Wind Cave National Park, SD.
Black Hills Elk
Faraway lightning, Luther, MT.
Montana Lightning
Yellow-crowned night heron (juvenile) catching little crabs, Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge, Sanibel Island, Florida.
Florida Heron
Bald eagles on the frozen Mississippi River shore, Ft. Madison, Iowa.
Miss. River Eagles
Broad-winged hawk, uncommon dark morph according to my Sibley book, Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri.
Missouri Hawk
White Sands NM, New Mexico.
White Sands NM
Bighorn lambs, Custer State Park, South Dakota.
Black Hills Bighorns
Elk on trail camera, Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota.  Cropped version.
Black Hills Elk
Butterfly, Sertoma Butterfly House, Sioux Falls, SD.
Sertoma Butterfly
Rocky Mountain Bighorn ram, Custer State Park.
Black Hills Bighorn
Mountain Bluebird, Custer State Park, South Dakota.
Black Hills Bluebird
Rocky Mountain Bighorns in the snow, Custer State Park, SD.
Black Hills Bighorns
Bison, Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota.
Black Hills Bison
Follow the Yellow Brick Road, Custer State Park, South Dakota.
Custer State Park
Yellow-headed Blackbird, Quivira NWR, Kansas.
Kansas Blackbird
Butterfly, Lower Suwannee NWR, Florida.
Florida Butterfly
Great Horned Owl fledgling and mother, Honeymoon Island State Park, Florida.  This image available for licensing.
Florida Owls
F4U Corsair, TICO Warbirds Air Show, Titusville, Florida.
F4U Corsair
Egret, St. Augustine Alligator Farm.
Florida Egret
Egrets build a nest, St. Augustine, Florida.
Florida Egrets
Bald eagle, Mississippi River.
Miss. River Eagle
West African Crowned Crane, St. Augustine Alligator Farm, Florida.
Florida Crane
Bald eagle on the Mississippi River ice.
Miss. River Eagle
Bald eagle checks out its catch, Mississippi River.
Miss. River Eagle
Blue jay in back yard.
Mass. Blue Jay
Snowy Egret, St. Augustine Alligator Farm.
Florida Egret
F-4 Phantom takes off prior to the Heritage Flight at Aviation Nation in Las Vegas.
F-4 Phantom
Coyote checks out some road kill in Death Valley.
Death Valley Coyote
Bee, Kansas City.
KC Bee
Bald Eagle along the Mississippi River.
Miss. River Eagle
Brown Pelican, Bartolome Island, Galapagos.
Galapagos Pelican
Marine iguana, Punta Espinosa, Fernandina Island, Galapagos.
Galapagos Iguana
Northern Harrier, Bosque del Apache NWR.
New Mexico Harrier
Grizzly bear yearling cub, Knight Inlet, British Columbia.
BC Bear
Female Cardinal.
Mass. Cardinal
"Little Brothers", puffins on Machias Seal Island, Gulf of Maine.  This photo is featured on the cover of the book "Nothin' But Puffins: And Other Silly Observations," available at Amazon.com.
Little Brothers
I didn't quite get the so-called teardrop effect, but this is near the end of the transit. I'll try again in 2012.
Venus Transit 2004
Gentoo penguin just after emerging from the water, Neko Harbor on the Antarctic Peninsula.
Antarctica Gentoo
Gentoo penguins greet each other, Jougla Point.
Antarctica Gentoos
Bull elk scans the horizon in Yellowstone.
Yellowstone Elk
While we were watching the bears in Anan Creek, Alaska, this black bear snuck up behind us and took a sniff. This was from about 10 yards away.
Alaska Bear
Blue Angels, Quonset Point, Rhode Island, 2003. Photo 100-400mm (400mm), 1/500 at f/10.
Blue Angels
Young red-tailed hawk Junior II right outside my office window, Braintree, Mass.
Mass. Red Tail
Viking ship sculpture in Reykjavík, Iceland, 2003.  Scanned from 6x9 medium format slide.
Iceland
The peak of the annular eclipse at 4:04 a.m., May 31, 2003, Iceland. Exposure 2 seconds at f/8.
Iceland Eclipse 2003
Lighthouse at the entrance to Eyjafjörður fjord, Iceland.
Iceland
An Artic Tern on a fencepost near Myvatn, Iceland.
Iceland Tern
Yellow-crowned night heron, 'Ding' Darling National Wildlife Refuge, Florida.
Florida Heron
Red-bellied Woodpecker at Mason's Neck National Wildlife Refuge south of Alexandria, Virginia.
Virginia Woodpecker
Brown University's Chas Gessner catches a long touchdown pass in stride.
Brown U Football
Right after I got my digital SLR, this dragonfly let me test it out by taking an extended rest in my back yard.
Dragonfly
P-51 Mustang Janie, Flying Legends, Duxford, England.
P-51 Janie
Young red-tailed hawk Junior I (2002 edition) right outside my office window.
Mass. Red Tail

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