Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Mystic Lake...

Holla Bend National Wildlife Refuge, AR.
Photo # IM5_2925-29bw. July, 2016.
(c) Kelly Shipp Photography.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016


A male Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis) passes food to a youngster. The plumage color of the males is produced from carotenoid pigments in the diet. Young birds, both male and female, show coloring similar to the adult female until the fall, when they molt and grow adult feathers.

Photo # KS9_1921c. July, 2016.
(c) Kelly Shipp Photography.

Friday, July 8, 2016

"Calm before the Storm"...

Lake Conway, Arkansas. June, 2016.
Photo # IM5_2397bws.
(c) Kelly Shipp Photography.