Category Archives: photography

Readers’ wildlife photos

We continue today with Karen Bartelt’s photos of cranes (see yesterday’s post); her descriptions and IDs are indented. After visiting the International Crane Foundation, we continued our trip to see cranes in the wild.  Just east of the Crane Foundation, we saw hundreds of sandhill cranes (Grus canadensis) in Wisconsin farm fields.  This is a […]

Readers’ wildlife photos

I suspect this will be the last RWP post until Tuesday of next week—unless somebody sends me photos from tomorrow till Monday (I leave my photo folder on my office computer). And today we have cranes photographed by reader Karen Bartelt, whose notes and IDs are indented: In October my husband and I visited the […]

Readers’ wildlife photos

People: send in your photos if you got ’em! Today we have some butterfly photos from reader Mark Jones. I have no indication where he lives, but perhaps you can guess from the species. His notes are indented: A few more butterfly shots you might like. I don’t know if I just don’t get out […]

Readers’ wildlife photos

Reader Mark Sturtevant sent some diverse photos from his Ikea Cabinet of Mystery. About a year ago I had posted pictures showing a few specimens from my “Cabinet of Mystery” (from Ikea!). It is once again time open its glass paneled doors and peer inside for more oddities and curiosities. We begin with a fossil […]

Readers’ wildlife photos

We have a miscellany today, and the readers’ notes are indented. First, from reader Tim Anderson in Australia, an animal I didn’t know existed: This is a shingleback lizard (Tilaqua rugosa), named for obvious reasons. It is fairly common in inland areas of eastern Australia. In common with many lizard species, it has the ability […]

Readers’ wildlife photos

I still have a decent backlog of photos, but not big enough to keep me from being a bit nervous. Please send in (or continue to send in) your good wildlife photos, and that includes plants and landscapes. Today’s batch comes from reader Tony Eales in Australia; his comments are indented. Spiders! Mum and the […]

Readers’ wildlife photos

Reader Bill Turner sent us some splendid bird photos, and his notes are indented: The first two are of a white-fronted bee-eater (Merops bullockoides) eating, well, a bee. I understand that these guys normally hunt on the wing. I don’t know what the bee was thinking—making life so easy. These photos were taken during a […]

Readers’ wildlife photos

Reader Damon Williford from Texas sent a bunch of diverse photos. His notes and IDs are indented. Attached are photos of various wildlife species that I took during my last three trips out to West Texas. The first five are from what was my first trip out to Big Bend National Park during June of […]

Readers’ wildlife photos

Today we have four ways of looking at red-tailed hawks (Buteo jamaicensis), all sent by Stephen Barnard in Idaho:

Readers’ wildlife photos

These pictures from Joe Dickinson were from August 30, and I recently found them in an old email.  But everyone else’s photos (I think) are safely tucked away, so no worries. Please keep sending them in. Joe’s comments are indented; he saw a bunch of diverse wildlife on this trip! Here are photos of assorted […]