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From the Field 2009

Osprey – Intraspecific Interactions: Deadly Fights
:: Osprey – Intraspecific Interactions: Deadly Fights ::
Osprey – Intraspecific Interactions: Aerial Attacks
:: Osprey – Intraspecific Interactions: Aerial Attacks ::
Great Blue Heron catches ticket for me to the Top End
:: Great Blue Heron catches ticket for me to the Top End ::
Leucistic Red-tailed Hawk  - Katy - Texas - photos from every angle November 2009
:: Leucistic Red-tailed Hawk - Katy - Texas - photos from every angle November 2009 ::
Leucistic Red-tailed Hawk - Katy - Texas -  December 2009
:: Leucistic Red-tailed Hawk - Katy - Texas - December 2009 ::
White-tailed Hawk - Juvenile - UTC
:: White-tailed Hawk - Juvenile - UTC ::
White-tailed Hawk - Portraits
:: White-tailed Hawk - Portraits ::
American White Pelican stretching pouch & gape - UTC November 2009
:: American White Pelican stretching pouch & gape - UTC November 2009 ::
Limpkin - Food
:: Limpkin - Food ::
Sanderling Fight UTC
:: Sanderling Fight UTC ::
American Kestrel - Portraits
:: American Kestrel - Portraits ::
Great-tailed Grackle harassing Belted Kingfisher
:: Great-tailed Grackle harassing Belted Kingfisher ::
Bald Eagle - November 2009
:: Bald Eagle - November 2009 ::
Silver Call Duck
:: Silver Call Duck ::
American Bittern hunting crayfish
:: American Bittern hunting crayfish ::
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron - I can see you
:: Yellow-crowned Night-Heron - I can see you ::
American Alligator hunting crayfish
:: American Alligator hunting crayfish ::
Least Grebe – Adult Portraits – BBSP Oct-Nov 2009
:: Least Grebe – Adult Portraits – BBSP Oct-Nov 2009 ::
Least Grebe – Juvenile Portraits – BBSP Oct-Nov 2009
:: Least Grebe – Juvenile Portraits – BBSP Oct-Nov 2009 ::
Least Grebe – Intraspecific Interactions: Fight between juveniles
:: Least Grebe – Intraspecific Interactions: Fight between juveniles ::
Least Grebe – Interspecific Interactions with Pied-billed Grebe BBSP
:: Least Grebe – Interspecific Interactions with Pied-billed Grebe BBSP ::
Least Grebe – Feeding Juveniles - BBSP
:: Least Grebe – Feeding Juveniles - BBSP ::
Least Grebe – Food Items – BBSP Oct-Nov 2009
:: Least Grebe – Food Items – BBSP Oct-Nov 2009 ::
Least Grebe – Foraging Techniques on water surface
:: Least Grebe – Foraging Techniques on water surface ::
Least Grebe – Foraging Techniques - diving
:: Least Grebe – Foraging Techniques - diving ::
Least Grebe – Foraging Techniques – hunting dragonflies and damselflies
:: Least Grebe – Foraging Techniques – hunting dragonflies and damselflies ::
Least Grebes – Fashion Craze and Latest Fashion Statements
:: Least Grebes – Fashion Craze and Latest Fashion Statements ::
Great Blue Heron “Upright and Spread Wing” display
:: Great Blue Heron “Upright and Spread Wing” display ::
Common Moorhens fighting 2 - UTC November 2009
:: Common Moorhens fighting 2 - UTC November 2009 ::
Common Moorhens fighting
:: Common Moorhens fighting ::
White Ibis mid-air fight with Laughing Gull for an eel
:: White Ibis mid-air fight with Laughing Gull for an eel ::
Laughing Gulls fighting for an eel
:: Laughing Gulls fighting for an eel ::
Roseate Spoonbill - UTC Summer 2009
:: Roseate Spoonbill - UTC Summer 2009 ::
Quintana, UTC - September 19, 2009
:: Quintana, UTC - September 19, 2009 ::
Quintana, UTC - September 16, 2009
:: Quintana, UTC - September 16, 2009 ::
Quintana, UTC - September 12, 2009
:: Quintana, UTC - September 12, 2009 ::
Least Grebe Family of 7 at Brazos Bend State Park - September 13, 2009
:: Least Grebe Family of 7 at Brazos Bend State Park - September 13, 2009 ::
Laughing Gull,  White Ibis & wealth distribution
:: Laughing Gull, White Ibis & wealth distribution ::
Least Tern Bands UTC Summer 2009 - Request for help to identify  bands
:: Least Tern Bands UTC Summer 2009 - Request for help to identify bands ::
Lesser Black-backed Gull at Quintana, UTC September 5, 2009
:: Lesser Black-backed Gull at Quintana, UTC September 5, 2009 ::
White Ibis, Laughing Gull & Eels - UTC August 2009
:: White Ibis, Laughing Gull & Eels - UTC August 2009 ::
Limpkin, White Ibis & Mussel
:: Limpkin, White Ibis & Mussel ::
American Oystercatcher - UTC August 2009
:: American Oystercatcher - UTC August 2009 ::
American Oystercatcher fighting over dead crabs - UTC August 2009
:: American Oystercatcher fighting over dead crabs - UTC August 2009 ::
American Oystercatcher chasing Laughing Gull over dead crab - UTC August 2009
:: American Oystercatcher chasing Laughing Gull over dead crab - UTC August 2009 ::
American Oystercatcher and crab - UTC August 2009
:: American Oystercatcher and crab - UTC August 2009 ::
Sanderling fight - UTC August 29, 2009
:: Sanderling fight - UTC August 29, 2009 ::
Quintana City Park - August 29, 2009
:: Quintana City Park - August 29, 2009 ::
Common Tern - UTC August 29, 2009
:: Common Tern - UTC August 29, 2009 ::
Black Tern Juvenile - UTC August 29, 2009
:: Black Tern Juvenile - UTC August 29, 2009 ::
White Ibis fighting - UTC - August 2009
:: White Ibis fighting - UTC - August 2009 ::
American Oystercatcher - Mud-Dance - UTC August 2009
:: American Oystercatcher - "Mud-Dance" - UTC August 2009 ::
Ruddy Turnstone - 1 minute battle - selected images
:: Ruddy Turnstone - 1 minute battle - selected images ::
Ruddy Turnstone - 1 minute battle - complete sequence
:: Ruddy Turnstone - 1 minute battle - complete sequence ::
First record of ‘pikei’ female Least Tern copulating - UTC - June 13, 2009
:: First record of ‘pikei’ female Least Tern copulating - UTC - June 13, 2009 ::
Need a good haircut badly? – Call the Sanderling PhD. Plus HAS/HANPA meeting info.
:: Need a good haircut badly? – Call the Sanderling PhD. Plus HAS/HANPA meeting info. ::
Reddish Egret intermediate (pied) morph - Bolivar Flats, UTC, August 9, 2009
:: Reddish Egret intermediate (pied) morph - Bolivar Flats, UTC, August 9, 2009 ::
Snowy Egret: Aerial foraging techniques: dipping, hovering, hovering-stirring, foot-dragging
:: Snowy Egret: Aerial foraging techniques: dipping, hovering, hovering-stirring, foot-dragging ::
Snowy Egret: Aerial foraging
:: Snowy Egret: Aerial foraging ::
Least Tern: nesting sites: public beaches
:: Least Tern: nesting sites: public beaches ::
Brant - Brazoria NWR, August 1, 2009
:: Brant - Brazoria NWR, August 1, 2009 ::
Least Tern: Defending Nest: Attacking intruders on the ground
:: Least Tern: Defending Nest: Attacking intruders on the ground ::
Least Tern laying egg
:: Least Tern laying egg ::
Least Tern: Nest: maintaining scrape
:: Least Tern: Nest: maintaining scrape ::
Least Tern: Nest: looking for spot and making scrape
:: Least Tern: Nest: looking for spot and making scrape ::
Least Tern: Defending Nest: Defecating on Intruders
:: Least Tern: Defending Nest: Defecating on Intruders ::
Royal Tern taking ribbonfish
:: Royal Tern taking ribbonfish ::
Laughing Gull - leucistic - with pink/red bill and legs
:: Laughing Gull - leucistic - with pink/red bill and legs ::
Smart Laughing Gull learned to ride pelicans
:: Smart Laughing Gull learned to ride pelicans ::
Nature’s Best Photography Magazine cover - summer 2009
:: Nature’s Best Photography Magazine cover - summer 2009 ::
Magnificent Frigatebird grabs Royal Tern by the tail and shakes it – no respect to Your Highness
:: Magnificent Frigatebird grabs Royal Tern by the tail and shakes it – no respect to Your Highness ::
Pied looking Magnificent Frigatebird in heavy body molt - Quintana - UTC, June 21, 2009
:: "Pied" looking Magnificent Frigatebird in heavy body molt - Quintana - UTC, June 21, 2009 ::
Black Skimmer aerial chases p2 - UTC Spring 2009
:: Black Skimmer aerial chases p2 - UTC Spring 2009 ::
Black Skimmer skimming - UTC Spring 2009
:: Black Skimmer skimming - UTC Spring 2009 ::
Black Skimmer courtship and copulation - daytime - UTC Spring 2009
:: Black Skimmer courtship and copulation - daytime - UTC Spring 2009 ::
Black Skimmer copulation - nighttime - UTC Spring 2009
:: Black Skimmer copulation - nighttime - UTC Spring 2009 ::
Sandwich Tern casting pellet
:: Sandwich Tern casting pellet ::
Terns, Gulls and Fishes UTC May/June 2009
:: Terns, Gulls and Fishes UTC May/June 2009 ::
Northern Gannet - Quintana Jetty, UTC June 6, 2009
:: Northern Gannet - Quintana Jetty, UTC June 6, 2009 ::
Common Tern UTC May/June 2009
:: Common Tern UTC May/June 2009 ::
Black Tern UTC May 2009
:: Black Tern UTC May 2009 ::
Yellow-footed Gull taking ray fish from Common Loon
:: Yellow-footed Gull taking ray fish from Common Loon ::
Yellow-footed Gull - March 2009
:: Yellow-footed Gull - March 2009 ::
Heermann's Gull - March 2009
:: Heermann's Gull - March 2009 ::
California Gull - March 2009
:: California Gull - March 2009 ::
Blue-footed Booby & Brown Booby March 2009
:: Blue-footed Booby & Brown Booby March 2009 ::
Least Bittern defensive posture
:: Least Bittern defensive posture ::
Reddish Egret intermediate (pied) morph 2
:: Reddish Egret intermediate (pied) morph 2 ::
Reddish Egret intermediate (pied) morph (dark phase with white feathers)
:: Reddish Egret intermediate (pied) morph (dark phase with white feathers) ::
Lesser Black-backed Gull versus Herring Gull - fights, UTC Spring 2009
:: Lesser Black-backed Gull versus Herring Gull - fights, UTC Spring 2009 ::
Herring Gull versus Herring Gull - fights, UTC Spring 2009
:: Herring Gull versus Herring Gull - fights, UTC Spring 2009 ::
Lesser Black-backed Gull: bloody dining and bathing - UTC - Spring 2009
:: Lesser Black-backed Gull: bloody dining and bathing - UTC - Spring 2009 ::
Lesser Black-backed Gull on the wing - UTC - Spring 2009
:: Lesser Black-backed Gull on the wing - UTC - Spring 2009 ::
Lesser Black-backed Gull: Portraits - UTC - Spring 2009
:: Lesser Black-backed Gull: Portraits - UTC - Spring 2009 ::
Herring Gull - UTC - Spring 2009
:: Herring Gull - UTC - Spring 2009 ::
Great Blue Heron - how much it too much?
:: Great Blue Heron - how much it too much? ::
Sanderling – a big spirit in a small body, UTC - May 2009
:: Sanderling – a big spirit in a small body, UTC - May 2009 ::
“Fishing as Art” – the great Great Blue Heron performance
:: “Fishing as Art” – the great Great Blue Heron performance ::
Greater Flamingo - Freeport, UTC - May 16, 2009
:: Greater Flamingo - Freeport, UTC - May 16, 2009 ::
Quintana: UTC: May 2-3, 2009: Black-throated Blue, Cape May, Blackpoll Warbler
:: Quintana: UTC: May 2-3, 2009: Black-throated Blue, Cape May, Blackpoll Warbler ::
Least Tern  - “Trading sex for food”
:: Least Tern - “Trading sex for food” ::
Osprey: EPC - Trying to attempt copulation by a stranger male - female refusal
:: Osprey: EPC - Trying to attempt copulation by a stranger male - female refusal ::
Osprey: Pair copulation attempt shortly after courtship feeding
:: Osprey: Pair copulation attempt shortly after courtship feeding ::
What the male will do for the female and what the female can do to the male.
:: What the male will do for the female and what the female can do to the male. ::
Blackpoll Warbler - Quintana UTC April 26, 2009
:: Blackpoll Warbler - Quintana UTC April 26, 2009 ::
Western Diamondback Rattlesnake taking Red-winged Blackbird - Quintana , UTC - April 26, 2009
:: Western Diamondback Rattlesnake taking Red-winged Blackbird - Quintana , UTC - April 26, 2009 ::
Least Tern courtship feeding - UTC April 2009
:: Least Tern courtship feeding - UTC April 2009 ::
Black Skimmer aerial chases and yellow feather flush - UTC April 2009
:: Black Skimmer aerial chases and yellow feather flush - UTC April 2009 ::
Worm-eating Warbler, Western Tanager etc – Quintana City Park: UTC: April 19, 2009
:: Worm-eating Warbler, Western Tanager etc – Quintana City Park: UTC: April 19, 2009 ::
“Worming Tournament” – the Easter feast on the shore
:: “Worming Tournament” – the Easter feast on the shore ::
Pink feather flush in shorebirds’ plumages UTC Spring 2009
:: Pink feather flush in shorebirds’ plumages UTC Spring 2009 ::
Laughing Gull courtship feeding - UTC Spring 2009
:: Laughing Gull courtship feeding - UTC Spring 2009 ::
Food-Orgy at the beach - UTC Spring 2009
:: "Food-Orgy" at the beach - UTC Spring 2009 ::
Osprey - Hatchlings
:: Osprey - Hatchlings ::
Osprey  - Nest: 1 Egg and 2 Chicks
:: Osprey - Nest: 1 Egg and 2 Chicks ::
Osprey - Nest: 3 Eggs
:: Osprey - Nest: 3 Eggs ::
Common Loon hunting ray fish - March 2009
:: Common Loon hunting ray fish - March 2009 ::
White-faced Ibis - Mid-air Fight
:: White-faced Ibis - Mid-air Fight ::
Elegant Tern - March 2009
:: Elegant Tern - March 2009 ::
Virginia Rail, King Rail and Sora at SBNWR - February - March 2009
:: Virginia Rail, King Rail and Sora at SBNWR - February - March 2009 ::
1st winter Yellow-footed Gull - March 2009
:: 1st winter Yellow-footed Gull - March 2009 ::
Attwater’s Prairie Chicken male attacking cars and people on his lek
:: Attwater’s Prairie Chicken male attacking cars and people on his lek ::
Texas prairie drought and fire devastating effect on wildlife.
:: Texas prairie drought and fire devastating effect on wildlife. ::
Osprey - Behavior - Animations
:: Osprey - Behavior - Animations ::
Happy Valentine’s Day – The Great Blue Heron way
:: Happy Valentine’s Day – The Great Blue Heron way ::
The White-tailed Hawk taking an Eastern Mole
:: The White-tailed Hawk taking an Eastern Mole ::
Red-tailed Hawk - Upper Texas Coast - January 10, 2009
:: Red-tailed Hawk - Upper Texas Coast - January 10, 2009 ::
Raptors - Upper Texas Coast - January 2009
:: Raptors - Upper Texas Coast - January 2009 ::
Tropical Parula - Brazos Bend State Park January 21, 2009
:: Tropical Parula - Brazos Bend State Park January 21, 2009 ::
Rusty Blackbird - Brazos Bend State Park - January 18, 2009
:: Rusty Blackbird - Brazos Bend State Park - January 18, 2009 ::
Tropical Parula - Brazos Bend State Park  January 18, 2009
:: Tropical Parula - Brazos Bend State Park January 18, 2009 ::
Attwater's Prairie-Chicken: lek (booming ground) January 2009
:: Attwater's Prairie-Chicken: lek (booming ground) January 2009 ::
Harris's Sparrow January 2009
:: Harris's Sparrow January 2009 ::
Quiz 4 - answer: Attwater's Prairie-Chicken male's sounds
:: Quiz 4 - answer: Attwater's Prairie-Chicken male's sounds ::
Texas Ammodramus sp sparrows -  Headshots: Henslow’s, Le Conte’s, Grasshopper, Seaside and Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow
:: Texas Ammodramus sp sparrows - Headshots: Henslow’s, Le Conte’s, Grasshopper, Seaside and Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow ::
Attwater Prairie Chicken NWR, January 04, 2009: Fog
:: Attwater Prairie Chicken NWR, January 04, 2009: Fog ::
Attwater Prairie Chicken NWR, January 04, 2009: Sparrows
:: Attwater Prairie Chicken NWR, January 04, 2009: Sparrows ::
Henslow's Sparrow - Attwater Prairie Chicken NWR, January 04, 2009
:: Henslow's Sparrow - Attwater Prairie Chicken NWR, January 04, 2009 ::
Quiz No 3 - Osprey
:: Quiz No 3 - Osprey ::
Greater Prairie-Chicken: Attwater's Prairie-Chicken -  January 02, 2009
:: Greater Prairie-Chicken: Attwater's Prairie-Chicken - January 02, 2009 ::
Loggerhead Shrike - The King of barbed wire
:: Loggerhead Shrike - The King of barbed wire ::
Loggerhead Shrike’s butchery - Attwater Prairie Chicken NWR, January 02, 2009
:: Loggerhead Shrike’s butchery - Attwater Prairie Chicken NWR, January 02, 2009 ::
Grasshopper, White-crowned, Savannah and Vesper Sparrows - Attwater Prairie Chicken NWR, January 02, 2009
:: Grasshopper, White-crowned, Savannah and Vesper Sparrows - Attwater Prairie Chicken NWR, January 02, 2009 ::