Readers’ wildlife photos

Reader Colin Franks (website here, Facebook page here, Instagram page here) has sent a dollop of his spectacular bird photographs. His IDs are indented.

Common Loon (Gavia immer):

Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus):

Mountain Bluebird (Sialia currucoides):

Bonaparte’s Gull (Chroicocephalus philadelphia):

Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor):

Juvenile Great Grey Owl (Strix nebulosi):

Barred Owl (Strix varia):

Western Sandpipers (Calidris mauri):

Killdeer (Charadrius vociferous):

16 Comments

  1. Mike Lewis
    Posted August 2, 2018 at 8:26 am | Permalink

    Superb photos. Thanks!

  2. CAS
    Posted August 2, 2018 at 8:31 am | Permalink

    Nice loon and chick!

  3. Posted August 2, 2018 at 8:32 am | Permalink

    Beautiful photos Colin, thanks for sharing these!

    • Glenda Palmer
      Posted August 2, 2018 at 11:46 am | Permalink

      +1

  4. Posted August 2, 2018 at 8:34 am | Permalink

    Really good.

  5. Terry Sheldon
    Posted August 2, 2018 at 8:59 am | Permalink

    Thank you so much for sharing your work!

  6. Posted August 2, 2018 at 10:05 am | Permalink

    Absolutely Awesome/Georgeous pic’s! 👍❣️👏😁🐦

  7. Posted August 2, 2018 at 10:13 am | Permalink

    All fantastic photos. I wish I had taken the picture of the western sandpipers!

    • Posted August 2, 2018 at 12:55 pm | Permalink

      That’s my favorite too. And the loon feeding its baby. Excellent work.

  8. Liz
    Posted August 2, 2018 at 10:21 am | Permalink

    Amazing.

  9. Mark Sturtevant
    Posted August 2, 2018 at 1:01 pm | Permalink

    Great stuff! Thank you for sharing these.

  10. Posted August 2, 2018 at 3:57 pm | Permalink

    I do like the Sandpipers waiting in line for tickets. Off-Broadway play perhaps?

  11. Allison
    Posted August 2, 2018 at 4:56 pm | Permalink

    Where is the Barred Owl’s other foot?

  12. Posted August 2, 2018 at 5:31 pm | Permalink

    Really good with breakfast… thanks.

  13. Mark Joseph
    Posted August 2, 2018 at 10:51 pm | Permalink

    Amazing pictures. Thank you!

  14. Posted August 9, 2018 at 6:03 pm | Permalink

    Beauty!


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