A White-tail in the Prairie

July 09, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
I took this image from my car as I was leaving Shroeder Nature Preserve in McLean County. It was pretty awesome seeing this white-tail doe walking through the tall prairie flowers near sunset. There wasn't much light left so I was thankful there was enough to get this image before heading home. I watched her for awhile and once she noticed me she d...
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Young Buck Springing Through the Beans

July 09, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
I estimate this young buck cleared 4 rows of beans per leap. Impressive leaping ability!
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Mourning Dove Sitting Pretty

July 09, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
I love the common, yet beautiful, mourning dove. They are in abundance in North America. I also love the sound their wings make when they take off. After a little research, I found that they can reach speeds of 55mph! That is impressive.
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Ruby Throated Hummingbird Hovering

July 08, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
It was a beautiful night with beautiful light to get hummingbird images. Here is a ruby throated hummingbird hovering nicely for a portrait.
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Barn Swallows Getting Fed

July 08, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
A two-image series of a barn swallow feeding its fledglings. The past week and a half swallows have been swooping fields and ponds not only feeding themselves but also their many fledglings. While the light and sharpness weren't ideal for these two images, I just love this series and the nature caught, especially the barn swallow diving for an inse...
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