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Favorite Nature Images of the Year - 2006

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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Winter 2006

Coyote coming to deer kill

Coyotes at deer kill

Coyotes fighting at deer carcass

Fighting Coyotes


Alert Gray Wolf

Wolf stalking prey

Wolves with deer kill

Snarling Wolf at deer kill


Spring 2006

Canada Geese Hatching at Beaver Bottoms Wetland

Wood Duck at Beaver Bottoms Wetland

Sharptail Grouse displaying on lek

Burrowing Owl near nest burrow

Male Loggerhead Shrike feeding small grasshopper to young

Meadowlark on one leg, singing

Screech Owl in hollow tree

Baby Skunk on log

Baby Raccoon clinging to tree branch

Baby Otter in log

Badger at den

Whitetail Fawn in Trillium

Ruffed Grouse chicks on log


Summer 2006

Olive Baboon mother & youngster In Okavango Delta of Botswana

Hippo fight in Chobe River backwater, Botswana

Lioness pair along the Chobe River, Botswana

Male Lion in Chobe National Park, Botswana

Male Lion (fleming) in Chobe National Park, Botswana

Black Sable Antelope (bachelor group), Chobe National Park, Botswana

Yellow-billed Stork along Chobe River, Botswana

Pearls Spotted Owl, Chobe National Park, Botswana

Giant Kingfisher, Chobe River, Chobe National Park, Botswana

African Fish Eagle, Chobe River, Botswana


Fall 2006

Whitetail Bucks Chasing a doe

Running 12 Point Whitetail Buck

Whitetail Buck Pair

13 Point Whitetail Buck

Eastern Sierras Lake with fall color

Eastern Sierras Lake with fall color

Eastern Sierras Water Falls

Alabama Hills Arch with Mt. Witney Background

Bristlecone Pine, White Mountains


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