Photos fro the trip

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Wild Turkeys in my yard

We first saw these Turkeys first when they were just tiny chicks. Now the chicks are hard to separate from the adults.


Turkeys 2 months ago.


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Turkeys now. These were taken through the front door glass. Need to clean that glass!



Trip to the Land between the Lakes

My brother and I went to the LBL to see the Buffalo and Elk in the Prairie region.  the gate was locked due to the government shutdown. We hiked around the Hematite Lake instead. Here are some shots from the drive to the LBL and the hike.


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My favorite


Recent Photos around home and the Sloughs WMA

Due to internet problems I have not posted her for some time. I will try to catch up.



Sloughs WMA


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Around my pond

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Red-bellied Woodpecker  Red-bellied Woodpecker

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Lizard for lunch Mimosa

Dogwood blooms lightroom lg. Dogwood this Spring

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Raw processed Zinnia Lovely color Zinnia

Recent trips

Misfit Island

I am always amazed at the sense of serenity I feel here as Linda and I take the gator and drive up the long driveway to the cabin. We pass the historic old home and barn, open a gate and slowly drive along keeping a lookout for what we may see along the way. The road has sunk several feet since it was first used. It’s a hard packed clay road with the roots of trees exposed along the way. There are many tunnels in, under and around the roots. Each hole is an animal’s dwelling. We see Groundhogs scurrying and Raccoons peeking out every few feet or so. Some Raccoons are very curious and we can come within a few feet of them before they disappear to peek out again. I try to get some shots of them.

There is a beautiful blond mule at the historic barn. She is 35 years old and just lost her partner who was the same age.


This Raccoon looks surprised to see me.







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We also see several deer and some Mamas with babies.              







Newest shots from Reelfoot Lake TN

May 29, 2013

Shot this one with my 50D and TAMRON 18-270mm




Shot with 7D and sigma 150-500mm

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Shots from Florida trip Feb 25 – Mar 4

Venice Rookery

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Lizard for Lunch

Lizard for lunch



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  Black-crowned Night Heron




Eagle Flying



At the Beach


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Recent shots

Bluegrass Wildlife Mgmt. Area Southern Indiana

Short eared Owls

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Trip to Alton, IL and Pere Marquette State Park



Views of the Illinois river from the trail at Pere Marquette Park



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Trumpeter Swans 

                                                            with juveniles



Bald Eagle adult


                                                     Great blue heron




Audubon Stat Park Henderson, KY

wetland walk

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Sloughs WMA Henderson, KY

Snow Geese and Canada Geese

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Wilson’s Snipe

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