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Favorite Nature Images of the Year - 2005

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.


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Favorite Nature Images from 2004

Winter 2005

Great Gray Owl in snowstorm

Great Gray Owl w/Vole

Great Gray Owl hunting

Great Gray diving for Vole

Winter Mallard Landing


Northern Hawk Owl
Manly, Iowa

Snowy Owl

Masai Mara Lioness Trio

on Termite Mound

Lilac-breasted Roller in Tanzania

Serengeti Lion Family

Dwarf Mongoose Family in Tanzania

Waterbuck Males in Kenya

Hyena touching noses
with Hippo in Tanzania

Greater Flamingo in Kenya


Spring 2005

Yellow Water Crowfoot
in central Iowa

Yellow Lady's Slipper Double Bloom

Three Baby Raccoons
Peeking from Dead Tree

Mother Black Bear Suckling Cubs

Black Bear Cub on Dead Snag

Red Fox Vixen In Den With Kits

Whitetail Fawn in Trillium

Mother Groundhog and Baby

Greathorned Owl with
Cottontail Rabbit

Whitetail Fawn and Baby Raccoon Touching Noses

Brown Twayblade Orchid

Three Baby Raccoons
Peeking from Dead Tree

Summer 2005

Purple Fringed Orchid

Blazing Star on northern Iowa Prairie

Fall 2005

Spiranthes (Ovalis)
central Iowa

central Iowa

Trophy Whitetail Buck
Eastern Sierras Scenic

Church in Bodie Ghost Town

Eastern Sierras Fall Color

Ancient Bristlecone Pine,

Alabama Hills Arch, California

Fall Color along the Upper Mississippi River

Bobcat in tree



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