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Favorite Nature Images of the Year - 2009

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 2009


Coyote leaping through the snow

Red Fox in deep snow


Short-eared Owl closeup


Short-eared Owl in snow


Bald Eagle Diving for Fish


Swooping Bald Eagle



Northern Hawk Owl


 


Spring 2009


Dancing Sharptail Grouse


Singing American Redstart


Northern Parula




Singing Black-throated Green Warbler


Red Fox Vixen & Kit

 

 

 




 


Summer 2009


female Prothonotary Warbler with insects,
going to the nest

male Prothonotary Warbler with worm,
male Prothonotary Warbler with worm,
going to the nest


male Prothonotary Warbler hovering and feeding a fledgling




Wood Lily in western Iowa


Northern Monkshood in ne Iowa


Displaying male Redwing Blackbird


A northeast Iowa Stream


A North central Iowa Prairie


Fall 2009


Fall color along a northeast Iowa stream


Fall color and a reflective pool in northeast Iowa


Three Whitetail Bucks Fighting - 10pt is down,
and 8pt and 12pt are above




12pt vs 8pt Whitetail Bucks Fighting


12pt Buck running off an 8pt buck


10pt Buck chasing doe, during rut



12pt Buck during rut




10pt Buck during rut

 

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