Black-crowned Night Heron (Juvenile) — A Wading Bird In The Desert? — Sonoran Images

You may enlarge any image in this blog by clicking on it. Click again for a detailed view. Yesterday morning, my friend Ned Harris and I took a drive into the farmlands northwest of Tucson. It was a brilliantly sunny day and bone dry. Clouds of dust blew off the roads and the adjacent fields, […]

via Black-crowned Night Heron (Juvenile) — A Wading Bird In The Desert? — Sonoran Images

Greater Roadrunner — Perching On “The Snag” — Sonoran Images

You may enlarge any image in this blog by clicking on it. Click again for a detailed view. When I go out in the field to photograph birds I often follow a route that I’ve traversed many times in the past. The farmlands northwest of Tucson are criss-crossed with dozens of miles of dirt roads abutting […]

via Greater Roadrunner — Perching On “The Snag” — Sonoran Images

Meet the Model – Biff the Brown Hare — Wildonline.blog

Meet the Model – Biff the Brown Hare , Lepus europaeus Words by Peter Hanscomb , Photography by Natasha Weyers. Say hello to Biff the Brown Hare , The Brown hare is one of the largest of the lagomorphs. Its head and body length can range from 60 to 75 cm. The Brown hares weight is […]

via Meet the Model – Biff the Brown Hare — Wildonline.blog

By Invitation Only! — Through Open Lens

F/5.6, 1/500, ISO 200. Mallard Female Why do barbers make good drivers? They know all the shortcuts. Interesting Fact: During egg-laying phase, she lines the nest with grasses, leaves, and twigs from nearby. She also pulls tall vegetation over to conceal herself and her nest. After incubation begins, she plucks down feathers from her breast […]

via By Invitation Only! — Through Open Lens

Swainson’s Hawks — Images From The Migration — Sonoran Images

You may enlarge any image in this blog by clicking on it. Click again for a detailed view. The annual fall migration of Swainson’s Hawks is upon is. For the next few weeks these big buteos will be passing through southern Arizona as they migrate to their winter residences on the pampas of Argentina, thousands […]

via Swainson’s Hawks — Images From The Migration — Sonoran Images