Ty Smedes Nature Photography


Favorite Nature Images of the Year - 2013

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 2012/2013

 


Red-billed Oxpecker & Impala


Little Bee-eater with Bee


Ground Hornbill with Toad



Leopard on Termite Mound

 


Wild Dog - Botswana


African Fish Eagle with Fish

 


African Jacana & Bug in Water Lilly


Bald Eagle Landing

 


Bald Eagle - Des Moines River


Bald Eagle - Des Moines River

 


Bald Eagle Plunging - Des Moines River



Bald Eagle Landing


Bald Eagle Fishing - Des Moines River


Belted Kingfisher with minnow


Whitetail Doe in Snowstorm



White-breasted Nuthatch in Snowstorm


 

Spring 2013

 


Hooded Warbler (male) bathing


Pied-billed Grebe with Crayfish


Worm-eating Warbler with prey



Summer Tanager (male)

 


Red-breasted Nuthatch (female)


Red-breasted Nuthatch with prey (female)


Blue-winged Warbler (male) bathing


Yellow Warbler (golden group)

 


White-eyed Vireo


Red-eyed Vireo

 


Magnolia Warbler



Yellow Warbler (female) gathering nest material

 


Woodcock Sucking down a worm


 





Summer 2013

 


White-tailed Fawn in Trillium


Gray Fox and Kit at Den


Coyote and Pup at Den



Mink on Log with Reflection

 


Common Loon with chick riding on back


Common Loon with chick riding on back


Female Common Loon with two youngsters



Male Loon feeding minnow to youngster



Immature Cooper's Hawk consuming
a Mourning Dove





Fall 2013



Adult Peregrine Falcon


Red Fox with Cottontail Rabbit



Bobcat in tree


Red-tailed Hawk Stooping


Red-tailed Hawk (adult) Fly-by


Coopers Hawk (adult) Fly-by



Sharpshin Hawk (adult) Fly-by

 

 

 

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