Nature Photography

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 December 21st, 2012

Nature Photography – Michigan Great Blue Heron One Early Morning in a Michigan Metro Park During my regular excursion into nature, I would often encounter this large and Prehistoric looking bird with big bluish, grayish plummage. I have seen this giant Great Blue Heron many times, but have never gotten tired of Michigan Blue Heron […]

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iaustin on October 10th, 2012

  Green Heron, Nature Photography of Michigan Birds What a wonderful opportunity for nature photography – I happened upon a group Green Herons (technically referred to as a hedge, scattering, or battery) of overly spirited Herons moving frantically about a hidden wetland one early afternoon. This particular wetland accommondates a variety of Michigan Birds. The […]

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A Dialogue With Nature  Therapy for the Soul  Occasionally, when in discourse with the inhabitants of the sky that reside down by the river (this sky over the river is alive), I arrive in the Forest of Jimme’ via a dense cloud that in an instant can billow downward from the sky, surrounding me in dense […]

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iaustin on April 14th, 2012

  Osprey Nature Photography – Michigan Osprey One Early Morning in a Michigan Metro Park I went Osprey hunting several weeks ago, based on the historical patterns that the return of the Osprey’s was imminent after a long winter. The early morning air was crisp and chilly to my hands and also it seemed to […]

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iaustin on February 16th, 2012

Birds of Michigan – Birds Eye View There is a sense that he who rules the skies, rule the land. In visiting the many Michigan Metro Parks over the past thirty-five years, and walking the many off the-beaten-path nature trails, I witnessed some of my most interesting sightings of nature and a plethora of birds […]

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iaustin on February 6th, 2012

Nature Photography – Nature Speaks There is a peculiar emotion that can swell up inside you sometimes when you are walking among the animals of the wild. This emotion can cast a feeling of deep appreciation for the earth, water,  and even sounds of nature. The precious moment of emotion may last for an extended period […]

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iaustin on February 5th, 2012

Nature Photography – Michigan Birds “Therapy for the Soul” Nature speaks in silent actions, take a walk, the soul will hear.– ThirdSon Everyone can hear, everyone listen… to nature Try to enjoy the many nature photography and wildlife photos in this first gallery. Open your mind and elaborate on any thoughts and feelings that may […]

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iaustin on December 25th, 2011

Michigan Bird Photographer – Ike Austin Beautiful birds and images of birds captured throughout various Metro Parks in Michigan. This is a collection of Michigan Birds photographed by Ike Austin. I have met many photographers and wonderful staff members at the Metro Parks. I encourage all to visit and enjoy what therapy that much needed […]

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