The Burrowing Owl And The Meadowlark

This Western Meadowlark was decidedly unhappy with the presence of a hunting owl in its territory. […]

Attack Of The Shoveler

Most Northern Shovelers breed far north of my area (northern Utah) so I rarely get to see their intensely agonistic breeding behaviors but I’ve seen and photographed some of it in mid-June at Red Rock Lakes National Wildlife Refuge in sw Montana.

Northern Shovelers are the most territorial of all dabbling ducks and the sexes […]