White Missile - An ermine (weasel) runs, dives and leaps through the newly fallen fresh snow. Seven Mile Bridge, Madison river, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.
Herring's Horror - An osprey dives into the Saint George river with talons extended and alewives as the target. The alewives (herring) are easy prey for the osprey that flock to the Staint George River in Warren, Maine during the alewife spawning season in late May.
Diving for Dinner
The osprey are the only raptor that will dive underwater to catch fish. They will dive from as high as 100 feet and plunge talons first into the water at speeds of 50 mph to grab a fish. Often they will go as much as 3 feet deep to hook a fish with their talons.
Diving for Dinner Creative
Ringneck Reconnaissance - A ring-necked duck flies reconnaissance searching for open water before joining its flock
Barrow's Goldeneye Winging Over Ripples
Barrow's Goldeneye Winging Over Ripples - A Barrow's Goldeneye duck flies over the Silverthorne water treatment pond and makes an interesting reflection in the ripples.
Dolphins, Johnstone Strait, Vancouver Island, British Columbia
Scouting Out Scaup
A lesser scaup (a diving duck) floats on a pond in Yellowstone National Park
Brown Bear, Haines, Alaska
Female Common Goldeneye Diving
Female Common Goldeneye, Yelloswtone, National Park, Wyoming
Dolphin, Johnstone Strait, Vancouver Island, British Columbia
Diving for Sushi
Brown Bear, Chilkoot River, Haines, Alaska