A Pacific Loon sits on its nest. Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, July, 2010.
A Malachite Sunbird. Drakensberg Mountains, South Africa. December, 2011.
Bohemian Waxwing wing shake
A Bohemian Waxwing perches on a frosted rose hip bush along the banks of the Yukon River in Whitehorse. February 2009.
A Black Oystercatcher bathes along the shores of Vancouver Island, near Yellow Point.
An Arctic Tern touches down on a snag in the Hidden Lakes, near Whitehorse, Yukon. May 2009.
An American Dipper on a shelf of ice alongside the Yukon River. A few dippers overwinter near Whitehorse, Yukon, and regularly plunge into the frigid January water in search of aquatic insects. January, 2010.
An American Crow bathes along the shoreline near Victoria, British Columbia.
A Brown Pelican prepares to dive into the Sea of Cortez in pursuit of small fish. Baja California, November, 2013.
Snowy Egrets squabble above a fishing pier on Sanibel Island, Florida. February, 2008.
A Costa's Hummingbird. Baja California, December, 2013.
A Blue-footed Booby dives in pursuit of the tiny fish that school along the Sea of Cortez coastline of Baja California. November, 2013.
A Long-tailed Widowbird shakes its tail out. Malolotja Preserve, Swaziland. January, 2012.
A Golden Weaver works on constructing its nest. East Cape, South Africa, December, 2011.
A Brown Pelican takes off from the waters of Baja California's Sea of Cortez.
Storm clouds approach the nest of a Pacific Loon. Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska. July, 2010.
A Blue-footed Booby shakes itself out after a dive. Isla San Francisco, Baja California.
A Blue-footed Booby prepares a dive in pursuit of the tiny fish that school along the Sea of Cortez coastline of Baja California.
Northern Flicker chicks demand food. Hidden Lakes, Yukon. June, 2011.
An Arctic Tern hovers above the Arctic Ocean. Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska. July, 2010. `
Long-eared Owls blend into the clay and mesquite bushes along an arroyo near Carlsbad, New Mexico. November, 2007.
A Burrowing Owl appears out of its hole. Imperial County, California. October, 2007.