River Crossing

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Photographing wildlife from a moving kayak is fun but the results are always uncertain due to the movement of the river and the subject. Luck happened to be on our side as we watched this elk in Grand Teton National Park.

Mid-day Monochromes

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Paddling along on a warm summers day. Too late for the morning light yet too early for sunset.

The sun high overhead as Cormorants rest…

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a tree reflects…
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the Heron ponders the day.

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Paddling along with the sun high overhead we gaze into the distance and enjoy summers light on a beautiful summer day.

From the water

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A day spent paddling besides just being good clean fun allows you to see things from water level. Yes, these are birds we see from land, but while floating by in a kayak, seeing mergansers, red-necked grebes and bald eagles from the water provides us with a different perspective.

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A common Merganser pair preens while perched on a log.

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A Red-Necked Grebe pair courting and strengthening their bond.

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An ever watchful immature Bald Eagle perched along the shore. All sighted we can see from land but when seen from the water make them just a bit more special.