Wild Life Pictures

iaustin on January 4th, 2015

Great Horned Owl – Michigan Bubo virginianus     Far back off the beaten path, in one of Michigan’s Metro Parks, I spotted a Great Horned Owl departing from its well concealed nest of 4 owlets. ThirdSon and the River’s Sky Saga   ———————————————————————————— Nature Photography by Ike Austin – Michigan National Graphic 2011-2014 Photography that is Therapy for […]

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iaustin on November 28th, 2014

Michigan Eastern Bluebird – Bird of Red, White, and Blue Sialia sialis   Framed by blue skies, and deep patriotic red, white, and blue colors; sitting colorfully looking out in serious contemplation, the Eastern Bluebird adorns the casual observer with a pleasing sight of beauty. Looking like a royal flag staked on a branch, high above the wetlands, found all across the state of […]

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iaustin on July 8th, 2013

Nature Photography – Michigan Flicker Flicker the Bird – Speckled, Multi-Colored, Michigan Wetland – Brown, White, Red, Black and Tan Colaptes auratus Michigan Northern Flicker – Gold Finger The Michigan Flicker is a true multi-colored, patterned bird. The Norther Flicker has a dash of red on the back of the head, a swatch of black […]

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iaustin on November 25th, 2012

  Nature Photography – Michigan Cooper’s Hawk One Early Morning in one of the Michigan Metro Parks… I went on my traditional weekend walk in the park several weeks ago. There appeared to be an unusual amount of predatory Cooper’s Hawk activity this Michigan fall season. This particular morning the air was crisp with a […]

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iaustin on April 28th, 2012

Wild Life Pictures – Red-Tailed Hawk Michigan I find that the best times to capture wild life pictures are early in the morning or early evening just before sunset. Interesting lighting effects can introduce striking highlighted effects on bird plumage. See wildlife photo of Red-tailed Hawk full wing spread. One afternoon basking in the early […]

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