Saturday, December 30, 2017

"Stoic Hunter"...

The stoic pose of a Red-Shouldered Hawk (Buteo lineatus) signifies it's patient hunting style. This species is often heard more than seen. This hawk is usually on the hunt for small mammals, amphibians, reptiles, mice, snakes and occasionally fish.

Central Arkansas, June 2017.
Photo # KSA_0145a.
(c) Kelly Shipp Photography

Thursday, December 28, 2017

"Circle of Life"...

From grasses to trees, this photograph depicts the growth of grasses through trees. The trees at the top of the frame are actually reflections in water.

Location: Lake Bailey, Petit Jean State Park, Arkansas. April, 2008.
Photo # DSC2_101abw.
(c) Kelly Shipp Photography

Thursday, December 21, 2017

"Geminids Meteor"...

A single meteor streaks across the sky at approximately 22 miles/second. The track of this meteor's points to the source, which is the Gemini constellation. This meteor shower shares an orbit with the asteroid (3200 Phaethon).

Geminids Meteor Shower.
December 13, 2017.
Photo # KSA_2708abw.
(c) Kelly Shipp Photography.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

"Cardinal White-Out"...

A male Cardinal stands out against the white-out of a winter snow.

Photo # 1028_KS10320e. February, 2010.
(c) Kelly Shipp Photography