Ty Smedes Nature Photography

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Incoming American Widgeon
Two Minnesota Grey Wolves
Wild Lupine
Bulldogging at Iowa's Dayton Rodeo
Birds Mammals Wildflowers Iowa Images




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About Ty Smedes


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Loons nesting and with young - Spectacular photos of Common Loons, on nest, with young riding on mother's back, and with male feeding minnows to youngsters perched on her back.

Bald Eagles in flight and nesting: Spectacular photos of Bald Eagles in flight, twisting, turning, diving, and catching fish. And nest photos spanning 11 weeks, including adults feeding tiny young, as well as nearly grown youngsters testing their wings, and ready to fledge.

Birds and mammals of Kenya, Tanzania, Botswana, Uganda, and Zambia, in Amboseli, Tarangire, and Serengeti National Parks, as well as Ngorongoro Crater, the Okavango Delta and Chobe National Park. Nearly 200 species of African Birds

Whitetail Bucks, Trophy sized, and up to 16 points.

Raptor photos - OWLS - Including Great Gray Owl, Northern Hawk-owl, Saw Whet, Eastern Screech, Great-horned, Barn, Barred, and Snowy Owl. EAGLES - Including Bald and Golden Eagle, HAWKS - including Sharpshin, Cooper's, Redtail, Broadwing, Rough-legged, and Ferruginous hawks. FALCONS - including Merlin, Prairie Falcon, American Kestrel, Aplomado, Peregrine, and Gyr Falcons, in flight.

Red-tailed Hawk -at nest, with young, at all ages

Wood Warblers - 35 species of Wood Warblers and other passerines photographed catching insects and worms, along with some nest activity, during spring migration


September - Moose & other Canadian wildlife

October - Raptor Migration








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