RECENT IMAGES (April 2022 – present)

Male Rose-breasted Grosbeaks Perch Swap (click for larger image)

Male Rose-breasted Grosbeak Hover (click for larger image)

Male Rose-breasted Grosbeak Landing (click for larger image)

Female Rose-breasted Grosbeak Hover (click for larger image)

Male Rose-breasted Grosbeak Landing 2 (click for larger image)

Male Common Merganser Landing 2 (click for larger image)

Male Common Merganser Landing (click for larger image)

Male Common Merganser Landing 3 (click for larger image)

Male Common Merganser Landing 4 (click for larger image)

Barred Owl Flight 2 (click for larger image)

Barred Owl Flight 1 (click for larger image)

Barred Owl Flight 3 (click for larger image)

Barred Owl Flight 4 (click for larger image)

Ruffed Grouse Display on Drumming Stone (click for larger image)

Ruffed Grouse Drumming on Log (click for larger image)

Ruffed Grouse Drumming on Stone (click for larger image)

Pied-billed Grebe Straight On 2 (click for larger image)

Pied-billed Grebe Landing

Pied-billed Grebes Fighting (click for larger image)

Pied-billed Grebe Landing 2 (click for larger image)

Pied-billed Grebe Running Take-off (click for larger image)

Pied-billed Grebe Straight on (click for larger image)

Pied-billed Grebe Landing 3 (click for larger image)

Sharp-shinned Hawk Take-off 2 (click for larger image)

Sharp-shinned Hawk Flight (click for larger image)

Sharp-shinned Hawk Take-off 1 (click for larger image)

Male Wood Duck Flight (click for larger image)

Male American Wigeon Flight (click for larger image)

Male American Wigeon Take-off (click for larger image)

Sandhill Cranes Migrating (click for larger image)

Lesser Yellowlegs Feeding (click for larger image)

River Otter Up a Creek (click for larger image)

THE POPULAR NEST IN A POPLAR

Male Northern Flicker at His Nest (click for larger image)

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Female Northern Flickers Vying for Nest (click for larger image)

Male Red-bellied Woodpecker at Northern Flicker Nest (click for larger image)

Female Pileated Woodpecker at Northern Flicker Nest (click for larger image)

Male Yellow-bellied Sapsucker at Northern Flicker Nest (click for larger image)

Male Bufflehead Running Take-off (click for larger image)

Male Bufflehead Flight (click for larger image)

Male Bufflehead Running Takeoff 2 (click for larger image)

Male Northern Flicker Hop 2 (click for larger image)

Northern Flicker Migration Rest Stop (click for larger image)

Male Northern Flicker Hop (click for larger image)

Female Northern Flicker at Nest (click for larger image)

Male Red-Bellied Woodpecker (click for larger image)

Sharp-tailed Grouse Fight Separation 3 (click for larger image)

Sharp-tailed Grouse Fight Separation (click for larger image)

Sharp-tailed Grouse Chase Cut 3 (click for larger image)

Sharp-tailed Grouse Fight Separation 2 (click for larger image)

Sharp-tailed Grouse Running Take-off (click for larger image)

Sharp-tailed Grouse Chase 4 (click for larger image)

Sharp-tailed Grouse Chase 5 (click for larger image)

Sharp-tailed Grouse Fight Separation 5 (click for larger image)

Sharp-tailed Grouse Male Chasing Female (click for larger image)

Sharp-tailed Grouse Fight Separation 4 (click for larger image)

A coyote walks through a Sharp-tailed Grouse Lek. The birds all left when the coyote was far away. This is always their natural reaction to such a predator.

Coyote 1 (click for larger image)

Coyote 2 (click for larger image)

Coyote 3 (click for larger image)

Coyote 4 (click for larger image)

Rough-legged Hawks stop their spring migration in Michigan’s Eastern Upper Peninsula to feed on voles.

Rough-legged Hawk Evening Flight 2 (click for larger image)

Rough-legged Hawk Take-off (click for larger image)

Rough-legged Hawk Take-off 2

Rough-legged Hawk Hunting Perch (click for larger image)

Rough-legged Hawk Dark Phase Flyby (click for larger image)

Rough-legged Hawk Take-off 4 (click for larger image)

Rough-legged Hawk Field Flight (click for larger image)

Rough-legged Hawk Takeoff 5 (click for larger image)

Dark Phase Rough-legged Hawk Topside (click for larger image)

Rough-legged Hawk Hunt Take-off (click for larger image)

Rough-legged Hawk Soaring Over Snow (click for larger image)

Rough-legged Hawk Take-off 3 (click for larger image)

Rough-legged Hawk Flare (click for larger image)

Rough-legged Hawk Low Flight (click for larger image)

Rough-legged Hawk Flight Over Snow (click for larger image)

Rough-legged Hawk Minus a Vole (click for larger image)

Rough-legged Hawk Evening Flight (click for larger image)

Male Hooded Merganser Flight 1 (click for larger image)

Male Hooded Merganser Descent (click for larger image)

Male Hooded Merganser (click for larger image)

Male Hooded Merganser Back Turn (click for larger image)

Male Hooded Merganser Running Against the Wind (click for larger image)

Male Northern Harrier Hunting Snowy Field (click for larger image)

Male Pileated Woodpecker Topside (click for larger image)

Male Pileated Woodpecker Bottom Side (click for larger image)

Male Pileated Woodpecker Flight (click for larger image)

Male Pileated Woodpecker Flight 2 (click for larger image)

Male Pileated Woodpecker Flight 3 (click for larger image)

Merlin with Starling (click for larger image)

Merlin with Starling (click for larger image)

Merlin Feeding on Starling (click for larger image)

Male Evening Grosbeaks Fighting (click for larger image)

Female Evening Grosbeak Flight (click for larger image)

Male Evening Grosbeak Flight (click for larger image)

Male Evening Grosbeaks Fighting 2 (click for larger image)

Male Red-bellied Woodpecker Flare (click for larger image)

Male Red-bellied Woodpecker Dive (click for larger image)

Birds first; for landscapes scroll down.

Male Red-bellied Woodpecker Landing (click for larger image)

Male Red-bellied Woodpecker Takeoff (click for larger image)

Male Red-bellied Woodpecker Landing 2 (click for larger image)

Red-bellied Woodpecker Pair (click for larger image)

Sharp-tailed Grouse Stab (click for larger image)

Sharp-tailed Grouse Runner (click for larger image)

Sharp-tailed Grouse Claw Stab (click for larger image)

Sharp-tailed Grouse Skid Landing (click for larger image)

Sharp-tailed Grouse Feather Grab 1 (click for larger image)

Sharp-tailed Grouse Claw Stab 2 (click for larger image)

Sharp-tailed Grouse Fighting 2 (click for larger image)

Sharp-tailed Grouse Male Chasing Female (click for larger image)

Sharp-tailed Grouse Takeoff 2 (click for larger image)

Sharp-tailed Grouse Stab 4 (click for larger image)

Sharp-tailed Grouse Feather Grab 4 (click for larger image)

Sharp-tailed Grouse Chase Cut (click for larger image)

Sharp-tailed Grouse Stab 2 (click for larger image)

Sharp-tailed Grouse Sunrise Runner (click for larger image)

Sharp-tailed Grouse Feather Grab 2 (click for larger image)

Sharp-tailed Grouse Chase (click for larger image)

Sharp-tailed Grouse Feather Grab 3 (click for larger image)

Sharp-tailed Grouse Chase Cut 2 (click for larger image)

Sharp-tailed Grouse Chase 2 (click for larger image)

Sharp-tailed Grouse Chase 3 (click for larger image)

Sharp-tailed Grouse Male Takeoff (click for larger image)

Sharp-tailed Grouse Latched on (click for larger image)

Sharp-tailed Grouse Faceoff (click for larger image)

Sharp-tailed Grouse Stab 3 (click for larger image)

Sharp-tailed Grouse Backing Off Fight (click for larger image)

Sharp-tailed Grouse Run Dance (click for larger image)

Sharp-tailed Grouse Fighting 3 (click for larger image)

Sharp-tailed Grouse Fall 4 (click for larger image)

Sharp-tailed Grouse Back View (click for larger image)

Sharp-tailed Grouse Stab 5 (click for larger image)

Sharp-tailed Grouse Fight 1 (click for larger image)

Sharp-tailed Grouse Take-off in Color (click for larger image)

Sharp-tailed Grouse Trio (click for larger image)

Sharp-tailed Grouse Feather Grab 5 (click for larger image)

Sharp-tailed Grouse Trio 2 (click for larger image)

Northern Shrike on Hoarfrost (click for larger image)

Northern Shrike Dive (click for larger image)

Red-shouldered Hawk Attack (click for larger image)

Rough-legged Hawk (click for larger image)

Male Long-tailed Duck (click for larger image)

Northern Shrike Dive

Northern Shrike (click for larger image)

Rough-legged Hawk (click for larger image)

Rough-legged Hawk – dark phase (click for larger image)

Rough-legged Hawk (click for larger image)

Rough-legged Hawk Soaring (click for larger image)

Rough-legged Hawk – dark phase 2 (click for larger image)

Hawk Owl (click for larger image)

Barred Owl (click for larger image)

Great Egret (click for larger image)

Male Connecticut Warbler (click for larger image)

Female Magnolia Warbler (click for larger image)

Male Cape May Warbler (click for larger image)

Male Cape May Warbler (click for larger image)

Male Cape May Warbler (click for larger image)

Male Cape May Warbler (click for larger image)

Male Cape May Warbler (click for larger image)

Male Cape May Warbler (click for larger image)

Male Cape May Warbler (click for larger image)

Male Cape May Warbler (click for larger image)

Male Cape May Warbler (click for larger image)

Male Nashville Warbler (click for larger image)

Male Canada Warbler (click for larger image)

Immature Northern Goshawk Migrating (click for larger image)

Rough-legged Hawk (click for larger image)

Male American Kestrel Migrating (click for larger image)

Male Blue-winged Warbler with Golden Wing Bars (click for larger image)

Male Brewster’s Warbler with Larva (click for larger image)

Male Blackburnian Warbler with Larva (click for larger image)

Male Black-throated Blue Warbler with Larva (click for larger image)

Male Cape May Warbler with Larva (click for larger image)

Male Wilson’s Warbler Gathering Larva (click for larger image)

Male Blackburnian Warbler with Larva 2 (click for larger image)

Chipmunk (click for larger image)

Muskrat (click for larger image)

Male Blackburnian Warbler in Juniper (click for larger image)

Male Blackburnian Warbler with Spruce Budworm (click for larger image)

Male Blackburnian Warbler in Spruce (click for larger image)

Male Blackburnian Warbler singing (click for larger image)

Vesper Sparrow (click for larger image)

Cape May Warbler Gathering Spruce Budworm (click for larger image)

Male Cape May Warbler (click for larger image)

Male Cape May Warbler on Spruce Cones (click for larger image)

Male Cape May Warbler on Spruce Cones 2 (click for larger image)

Male Cape May Warbler (click for larger image)

Male Wilson’s Warbler in Bog (click for larger image)

Male Wilson’s Warbler in Tamarack (click for larger image)

Male Blackburnian Warbler with Grub (click for larger image)

Male Blackburnian Warbler with Wood Lillies (click for larger image)

Male Yellow-rumped Warbler (click for larger image)

Male Yellow-rumped Warbler (click for larger image)

Female Yellow-rumped Warbler 3 (click for larger image)

Female Yellow-rumped Warbler 2 (click for larger image)

Female Yellow-rumped Warbler (click for larger image)

Male Yellow-rumped Warbler (click for larger image)

Male Yellow Warbler in Tamarack (click for larger image)

Male Yellow Warbler 1st Year (click for larger image)

Male Wood Duck Takeoff (click for larger image)

Winter Wren (click for larger image)

Connecticut Warbler (click for larger image)

Male Black-throated Blue Warbler (click for larger image)

Male Black-throated Blue Warbler (click for larger image)

Male Black-throated Blue Warbler Singing (click for larger image)

Warbling Vireo (click for larger image)

Male Black-throated Green Warbler in Hemlock (click for larger image)

Wilson’s Snipe (click for larger image)

Sharp-shinned Hawk Migrating (click for larger image)

Pied-billed Grebe Attack (click for larger image)

Ovenbird on Birch (click for larger image)

Ovenbird on Moss (click for larger image)

Male Northern Parula 1 (click for larger image)

Male Northern Parula 2 (click for larger image)

Male Northern Parula 3 (click for larger image)

Male Northern Parula 4 (click for larger image)

Female Northern Parula (click for larger image)

Male Northern Parula at Nest (click for larger image)

Male Northern Parula at Nest with Spider (click for larger image)

Female Northern Parula at Nest (click for larger image)

Male Golden-winged Warbler (click for larger image)

Hooded Merganser Family Early Morning (Click for larger image)

Male Hooded Merganser Before Display (click for larger image)

Male Hooded Merganser Walking (click for larger image)

Male Hooded Merganser Rising (click for larger image)

Male Hooded Merganser Display (click for larger image)

Male Hooded Merganser on Snow (click for larger image)

Male Common Goldeneye Kick (click for larger image)

Male Common Goldeneye Pre-kick (click for larger image)

Male Eastern Meadowlark (click for larger image)

Male Common Merganser Preening (click for larger image)

Male Common Merganser Landing (click for larger image)

Male Common Merganser Flight (click for larger image)

Male Common Merganser Bill Drip (click for larger image)

Male Common Merganser Straight Ahead (click for larger image)

Female Common Merganser with Bullhead Catfish (click for larger image)

Common Merganser Family Rock Climbing (click for larger image)

Female Common Merganser Splash (click for larger image)

Common Merganser Family on Rest Rock (click for larger image)

Common Merganser Family on Rock (click for larger image)

Common Merganser Family Blending in (click for larger image)

Common Merganser Chicks (click for larger image)

Common Merganser Chick (cick for larger image)

Male Bufflehead Head-jut (click for larger image)

Male Black-throated Green Warbler Stare (click for larger image)

Male Black-throated Green Warbler on Moss (click for larger image)

Female Black-throated Green Warbler (click for larger image)

Male Black-throated Green Warbler in Cedar (click for larger image)

Male Black-throated Green Warbler on Moss 2

Male Black-throated Green Warbler on Lichens (click for larger image)

Eastern Kingbird on Pine (click for larger image)

Broad-winged Hawk Camo Hunting (click for larger image)

Male Blue-winged Teal Creek Flight 2 (click for larger image)

Male Black and White Warbler on Usnea Moss (click for larger image)

Male Black and White Warbler on Moss Perch (click for larger image)

Male Black and White Warbler on Moss (click for larger image)

Male Black and White Warbler on Moss and Lichen Perch (click for larger image)

Male Black and White Warbler on Lichens (click for larger image)

Boreal Chickadee Looking into Lichen Mat (click for larger image)

Boreal Chickadee on Lichen Branch (click for larger image)

Boreal Chickadee Over Forest Pool (click for larger image)

Horned Grebe Migrating (click for larger image)

Broad-winged Hawk Soars (click for larger image)

Male Tennessee Warbler (click for larger image)

Male Tennessee Warbler (click for larger image)

Male Tennessee Warbler (click for larger image)

Male Magnolia Warbler (click for larger image)

Male Magnolia Warbler in Cedar (click for larger image)

Male Magnolia Warbler in Cedar Cones (click for larger image)

Male Magnolia Warbler with Larva (click for larger image)

Male Magnolia Warbler in Spruce (click for larger image)

Female American Redstart on Usnea Moss (click for larger image)

Male Canada Warbler in Tamarack (click for larger image)

Swainson’s Thrush

LeConte’s Sparrow (click for larger image)

Male Northern Flicker at Nest (click for larger image)

Male Red-bellied Woodpecker (click for larger image)

Male Red-bellied Woodpecker 2 (click for larger image)

Male Red-bellied Woodpecker 3 (click for larger image)

Male Rose-breasted Grosbeak (click for larger image)

Male Rose-breasted Grosbeak 2 (click for larger image)

Male Rose-breasted Grosbeak 3 (click for larger image)

Male Rose-breasted Grosbeak in Spring Maple (click for larger image)

Female Rose-breasted Grosbeak (click for larger image)

Male Purple Finch (click for larger image)

Male Purple Finch 2 (click for larger image)

Female Goldfinch in Spring Maple (click for larger image)

Male Red-breasted Merganser Display (click for larger image)

Female Belted Kingfisher Landing with Fish (click for larger image)

Male American Kestrel at Nest Cavity (click for larger image)

Male Goldeneye Kick Display (click for larger image)

Boreal Chickadee Gathering Spruce Budworm in Lichen Mat (click for larger image)

Boreal Chickadee (click for larger image)

Boreal Chickadee Hunting Lichen Mat Edge (click for larger image)

Osprey with Rock Bass (click for larger image)

Male Northern Parula Feeding Female on Eggs (click for larger image)

Male Northern Parula at Nest (click for larger image)

Male Common Loon Stretching (click for larger image)

Red-phase Ruffed Grouse Displaying on Drumming Rock (click for larger image)

Pied-billed Grebe Family (click for larger image)

Northern Harrier – juvenile (click for larger image)

Female Yellow-bellied Sapsucker at Sap Wells (click for larger image)

Male Yellow-bellied Sapsucker on Wells (click for larger image)

Male Yellow-bellied Sapsucker at Sap Wells (click for larger image)

Hooded Merganser Brood (click for larger image)

Boreal Chickadee on Spruce Budworm Hibernaculum (click for larger image)

Male Pine Warbler in Pine (click for larger image)

Male Bufflehead Takeoff Reflection (click for larger image)

Goldeneyes Camo (click for larger image)

Male Belted Kingfisher with Mink Frog (click for larger image)

Male Hooded Merganser Creek Flight (click for larger image)

Female Common Loon – 1 Day Old Chick Poking Out (click for larger image)

Sharp-shinned Hawk Takeoff (click for larger image)

Male Belted Kingfisher Landing with Sunfish (click for larger image)

Male Common Goldeneye Calling (click for larger image)

Male Eastern Bluebird at Nest with Green Larva (click for larger image)

Boreal Chickadee with Spruce Budworm (click for larger image)

Pied-billed Grebes Pre-fight (click for larger image)

Male Hooded Merganser Creek Running (click for larger image)

Male Bufflehead Burst Takeoff (click for larger image)

Boreal Chickadee with Spruce Budworm (click for larger image)

Female Belted Kingfisher on Looped Perch (click for larger image)

Male Common Loon Scratching (click for larger image)

Male Common Loon Flap-up (click for larger image)

Male Hooded Merganser Display (click for larger image)

Male Belted Kingfisher Landing with Mink Frog (click for larger image)

Male Eastern Bluebird at Nest (click for larger image)

Male Hooded Merganser Creek Flight 2 (click for larger image)

Pied-billed Grebe with Rock Bass (click for larger image)

Male Goldeneye Kickstart (click for larger image)

Female American Kestrel at Nest (click for larger image)

Male Blue-winged Teal (click for larger image)

Female Belted Kingfisher with Minnow (click for larger image)

Nestling American Kestrels Before Fledging (click for larger image)

Male Belted Kingfisher Takeoff with Mink Frog (click for larger image)

Male Common Goldeneye Kicking (click for larger image)

Male Eastern Bluebird with Grasshopper (click for larger image)

Adult Male American Kestrel in Nest (click for larger image)

Pied-billed Grebes with Redear Sunfish (click for larger image)

Male Common Goldeneye Creek Flight (click for larger image)

Male Belted Kingfisher with Big Fish (click for larger image)

Female Eastern Bluebird at Nest (click for larger image)

Common Goldeneye Family Swim (click for larger image)

Female Belted Kingfisher with Fish (click for larger image)

Female Common Loon with Day Old Chick in Feathers (click for larger image)

Female Northern Harrier in Spruce (click for larger image)

Juvenile Northern Harrier Soars (click for larger image)

LANDSCAPES

Blazing Pre-sunrise Rainbow (click for larger image)

Rainbow Sunset (a natural phenomenon) (click for larger image)

Inflection Moment (click for larger image)

Fire Beach (click for larger image)

Path to Peace (click for larger image)

October Alvar Sunset Rainbow (click for larger image)

Beavertail Sunrise Reflection Pool (click for larger image)

Natural Bacteria Iridescence Sunrise (click for larger image)

North Huron Island Rainbow (click for larger image)

Wind Shear Sunrise (click for larger image)

Shear Tranquility (click for larger image)

Rocky Cove Sunrise (click for larger image)

Resisting Winter (click for larger image)

Fire Beach Sunrise 2 (click for larger image)

Flow Growth (click for larger image)

Dazzle Creek (click for larger image)

Faces in the Sand (click for larger image)

Mirror Beach (a natural phenomenon) (click for larger image)

Framing Michigan Fall (click for larger image)

Fire Beach Sunrise 4 (click for larger image)

Surreal Sunrise (click for larger image)

Reflection Pool (click for larger image)

Alvar October Sunset (click for larger image)

Red Jack Lookout (click for larger image)

Wind Effects (click for larger image)

Flowering Alvar (click for larger image)

Sunrise Window (click for larger image)

Dual Destination (click for larger image)

Fire Beach Sunrise 3 (click for larger image)

Beach Sculpting (click for larger image)

Cloud Top Wind Shear (click for larger image)

Farm Pond Sunset (click for larger image)

Gingerbread Creek (click for larger image)

Storm Flowage (click for larger image)

Beach Iron (click for larger image)