Green Island

Richard Remington at Green Island
Green Island, IowaGreen IslandIowaTaken on Saturday night during the waning days of the Lyrid Meteor Shower. I did not see any meteors but the night sky sure was beautiful. Between...Green Island, IowaGreen IslandIowaGreen island is alive this Spring. I saw some amazing birds and could have easily spent a week there. It is the best place I have ever been for...Green Island, IowaGreen IslandIowaA pair of very small and fragile wood ducks. These birds are so cute I wanted to pick them up and hug them.Green Island, IowaGreen IslandIowaSpring pelicans in soft sunlight just after dawn. I love the bumps on their bills and the snow white colors of their feathers which only happens in...Green Island, IowaGreen IslandIowaSpring Pelicans on a muskrat house. I was able to sneak up on them and get some images.Green Island, IowaGreen IslandIowaA pair of trumpeter swans that flew right past me. I need to get a tripod so my flight images are sharper. A monopod does not work well for action...Green Island, IowaGreen IslandIowaA pair of American White Pelicans in early morning sunlight feeding on whatever they could find in the pond cabbage. They would occasionally catch...Green Island, IowaGreen IslandIowaA family of wood ducks blocking the path of a painted turtle. It was fun to watch the protective wood duck mother snap at the turtle who simply...Green Island, IowaGreen IslandIowaThank you to @Richard Remington for posting such inspiring photos of these spectacular wetlands! This weekend I made the trip and it was all that...Green Island, IowaGreen IslandIowaA part of a large flock of mixed geese taking flight to escape the bald eagles cruising through the area.Green Island, IowaGreen IslandIowaA pair of trumpeteer swans feeding in the shallow water. These are huge birds that I beleive are the 2nd or 3rd largest in North America. The sound...Green Island, IowaGreen IslandIowaHere the mother wood duck is warning the turtles to stay away from her babies. the painted turtles were simply trying to get around her to a spot...Green Island, IowaGreen IslandIowaA canadian goose gosling roughs up a family of wood ducks. The mother wood duck stood her ground and the bully backed off. I never did see where...Green Island, IowaGreen IslandIowaA trio of male Wood Ducks sunning on a sunken log. I failed miserably with Wood Ducks until I stopped moving and camped out in one area and waited...Green Island, IowaGreen IslandIowaA small group of pelicans taking flight on a foggy morning. The pelicans are in breeding plumage when they get snow white and develop the bump on...Green Island, IowaGreen IslandIowaA large muskrat standing on the shelf of ice. The temperatures on this day were 65 degrees and I was wearing short sleeves. This was a healthy...Green Island, IowaGreen IslandIowaA juvenile bald eagle playing with a flock of geese. When the huge flock would get comfortably settled the eagle would fly in causing mass panic...Green Island, IowaGreen IslandIowaA family of wood ducks taking a late afternoon nap. Baby wood ducks are so small at birth it is hard to imagine how they survive.Green Island, IowaGreen IslandIowaA group of baby wood ducks going for a little swim with Mom. Wood ducks are so much fun to watch but I always feel like the babies are so...Green Island, IowaGreen IslandIowaA late Winter male hooded merganser at Green Island. If I sit patiently in the weeds I can get some interesting shots of margansers, wood ducks and...
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