Nature Photography

iaustin on October 20th, 2013

  RedTailed Hawk – Michigan, the Noble   The Hawk, a Symbol of the Highest   A Nature Photography of RedTail Hawk Nobility Suddenly, a young juvenile Red-tail hawk raises its wings, high above its head, creating a most spectacular and grandeur posture. The majestic bird is fixated on something far off into the distance, […]

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iaustin on July 8th, 2013

Nature Photography – Michigan Flicker Flicker the Bird – Speckled, Multi-Colored, Michigan Wetland – Brown, White, Red, Black and Tan Colaptes auratus Michigan Northern Flicker – Gold Finger The Michigan Flicker is a true multi-colored, patterned bird. The Norther Flicker has a dash of red on the back of the head, a swatch of black […]

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iaustin on April 5th, 2013

Black Crowned Night Heron Michigan     The Michigan Black Crowned Night Heron is somewhat of a rather odd looking bird. The Black Crowned looks as though it was assembled from various parts of other other birds in the heron family. The bird exhibits characteristics that are similar to its other nearest neighbor in the […]

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Nature Photography  – Michigan Black Crowned Night Heron On many an Early Morning in a Michigan Wetland – Wetland Habitats Nycticorax nycticorax Black Crowned Night Heron I saw a rather strange looking bird. This bird wore a black thicket of slicked back feathers on top of it’s crown. A large red eye ball with a […]

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iaustin on February 9th, 2013

Michigan Birds Michigan Birds  –  Many Shapes, sizes, colors and groups.  Many Coats of Colors Michigan Birds; there are Michigan reds, blues and white birds of color. Grey birds, green birds and orange ones too. Yellow birds, yellow and black, yellow birds with blue. There are blue birds with blue wings, some others with blue […]

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iaustin on February 2nd, 2013

Michigan’s White Winter Wetlands Covered in Snow Ike Austin – Photography that is therapy for the soul   “Michigan White” –  Winter Wetlands Covered in Snow White skies, white trees, white bark, white branches, white bush, white shrubs, white cattails, white grasses, white woody plants, white plants. White landscape, white evergreens, white maples, white oaks, […]

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iaustin on January 20th, 2013

Raptor Bird of Prey – The Redest RedTail Buto Jamaicensis The Redest RedTail Hawk Talons looks more like natures version of Automatic Knives for this large raptor bird of prey. The Red tailed hawk is one of Michigan’s favorite bird of prey hawks.  The mature redtail looks almost powerful. the chest can appear protruded & robust and if you […]

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iaustin on January 12th, 2013

Nature Photography – Michigan Belted KingFisher – The Blue Streaker Megaceryle Alcyon – to grieve Every Michigander should make seeing a Belted KingFisher in action a 2013 commitment.  Observing their fishing activity is both therapeutic and interesting to watch.  Firstly, the KingFisher quickly sends out a rapid machine gun like voice (KingFisher Call) to signal […]

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iaustin on January 12th, 2013

Michigan Belted KingFisher – The Michigan Blue Streak Megaceryle Alcyon  The Belted Michigan KingFisher  – Blue Streak Michigan is an elusive bird. The Belted KingFisher is swift in flight, quick on aerial maneuvers and one of the most fascinating and entertaining birds to watch when catching fish. When the KingFisher fish, it power dives downward […]

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Michigan’s Blue Heron One of the Most Photographed Birds in Michigan  The Michigan Blue Heron is often photographed as a silhouette, as a main foreground photographic subject, artist painted rendition, residential signage or photographed and submitted as contest entries.  The Michigan Blue Heron in one of the most prolific photographed birds in Michigan, this rather […]

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