Ty Smedes Nature Photography


Favorite Nature Images of the Year - 2017

Welcome to "Favorite Nature Images" a gallery page featuring my own favorite photos, selected from among my best images of the current calendar year. I will continually add images to this page, as the year progresses, so you may enjoy many of my most exciting images of the year. Just click on an image to view an enlargement.


Winter 2017

Great Gray Owl diving at prey

Great Gray Owl diving at prey

Great Gray Owl diving at prey


Great Gray Owl capturing prey

 

Two Whitetail Bucks sparring

Golden Eagle Soaring

 

 

Golden Eagle sitting on an old windmill

Rough-legged Hawk (female)


Spring 2017

Canada Goose hatch

Canada Gosling on mom's back

 

 

Six Canada Goslings, ready to go

 

A Scarlet Tanger and an Orchard Oriole face-off

Yellow Warbler (Golden Group)

A pair of male Bay-breasted Warblers on the same branch

 

 

Golden-winged Warbler male

Least Bittern with small fish

Northern Parula male hanging upside-down

A singing male Northern Parula

 

 

Cerulean Warbler male ruffling his feathers

 

 

 


Summer 2017

Jumping Spider

Flies Mating

 

 

Crab Spider waiting in Ambush

 

 


Fall 2017

Coyote jumping over a log

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

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