Sunrise at Badger Creek Lake
A perfectly still morning at Badger Creek lake in the early fall as the sun starts to warm up the cold morning
Dawn at Badger Creek Lake
The horizon turns orange and the sky starts to lighten up the dark blue as the sun is about to rise over Badger Creek park in central Iowa.
Bluejay attacking a Red Tail Hawk
Out kayaking on Badger Creek Lake looking for animals to take pictures of and noticed this Red Tail Hawk in the trees. Well the Hawk must have been too close to this Blue Jay's nest as it tries to turn the Hawks attention to it and not the nest.
Beaver eating in a lake
Out kayaking on Badger Creek Lake watching this Beaver eat breakfast or make something for his house.
Green Heron perched on a branch of a sunken tree
Out kayaking on Badger Creek Lake watching this Green Heron try to get some breakfast.
Kingfisher eating a small fish
Kingfisher showing how it got it's name. The shot was taken in a kayak on Raccoon River.
Buffalo in the prarie grass
Here I was in the middle of a herd of buffalo at the Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge and this one didn't know what to make of me.
Here is an Osprey flying over Badger Creek Lake.
Sunrise on the badger creek lake
A calm cloudless morning on Badger Creek Lake.
Green Heron perched on a log
Kayaking late morning this was the second Green Heron I saw on the opposite site of Badger Creek Lake, this Heron looked like it was going to start fishing here.
Green Heron perched on a branch
Kayaking at Badger Creek Lake I often spot Green Heron's. This one was just perched on some branches that were sticking out the water.
Blue Bird on the top of a pine tree
Another Blue Bird playing king of the tree
Adolescent Bald Eagle on a log in the river
Here I'm kayaking down Raccoon river where I spotted this adolescent Bald Eagle.
Blue Bird perched in a tree
Blue Bird perched on a pine tree
Stars and Fireflys in the country side of Iowa
This is was my first attempt at star photography, and what I like most about the picture is the lightning bugs or fire fly's all around me.
Dead trees flooded by Badger Creek Lake in Iowa
On this day I was out kayaking as I commonly did during the summer in Iowa. The day was a great day with very little wind giving me the chance to take a picture of what's left of these trees
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