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Favorite Nature Images of the Year - 2021

Welcome to "Favorite Nature Images" a gallery page featuring my own favorite photos, selected from among my best images of the current calendar year. I will continually add images to this page, as the year progresses, so you may enjoy many of my most exciting images of the year. Just click on an image to view an enlargement.


Winter 2021

Meadowlark Leaping Into The Air

 

Short-eared Owl in Flight

 

Short-eared Owl in Flight


Ring-necked Pheasant in Snow

Ring-necked Pheasant in Snow

Five Whitetail Deer at River's Edge

 

 

Whitetail Doe in Snow Storm

 

 

 

 



 


Spring 2021

Redwing Blackbird Displaying

 

Blue-winged Teal Courtship Flight

 

Green-winged Teal Drake In Flight


Ringneck Drake Takeoff

Grizzly Water Crossing

 

Grizzly Watching Coyote

 

Coyote Following Grizzly


Dickcissel Singing From Indian Grass Perch


Summer 2021

Pale Purple Coneflower

 

Rose-breasted Grosbeak Feeding Cowbird Fledgling

 

 

Turk's Cap Lilly

 

Monarch Butterfly on White Indigo Bloom

 

Eastern Bluebird Male Flying with Worm

 

Eastern Bluebird Male Flying with Worm

 

 

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Eastern Bluebird Female Flying with Preying Mantis

 

 

Early Morning Fog on a Boundary Waters Lake

 

Loon In Early Morning Fog

 

Loon Pair In Early Morning Fog

Three Loons In Early Morning Fog

Yellow-crowned Night Heron Coming in for a Landing

 

Yellow-crowned Night Heron with Crayfish

 

Yellow-crowned Night Heron- Breaking off Crayfish Pincer

Yellow-crowned Night Heron - Eating Crayfish

 

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