Ty Smedes Nature Photography
Recent Coverage and Photographic Plans
Recent Coverage and Plans
Loons nesting and with young - Spectacular photos of Common Loons, on nest, with young riding on mother's back, and with male feeding minnows to youngsters perched on her back.
Bald Eagles in flight and nesting: Spectacular photos of Bald Eagles in flight, twisting, turning, diving, and catching fish. And nest photos spanning 11 weeks, including adults feeding tiny young, as well as nearly grown youngsters testing their wings, and ready to fledge.
Birds and mammals of Kenya, Tanzania, Botswana, Uganda, and Zambia, in Amboseli, Tarangire, and Serengeti National Parks, as well as Ngorongoro Crater, the Okavango Delta and Chobe National Park. Nearly 200 species of African Birds
Whitetail Bucks, Trophy sized, and up to 16 points.
Raptor photos - Including Great Gray Owl, Northern Hawk-owl, Saw Whet, Screech, and Snowy Owl. Also Bald and Golden Eagle, as well as hawk & falcon species including Sharpshin, Cooper's, Redtail, Broadwing, Rough-legged, Ferruginous, Merlin, Prairie Falcon, American Kestrel, and Peregrine Falcon, in flight.
Red-tailed Hawk -at nest, with young, at all ages
Wood Warblers - 35 species of Wood Warblers and other passerines photographed catching insects and worms, along with some nest activity, during spring migration
PHOTOGRAPHIC PLANS: 2017
August 2017 - Tourism Photography, Prairies and Insects
September 2017 - The Raptor Migration
October/November 2017 - West Papua (New Guinea)
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