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Bird Species Spotlight: Tricolored Heron
by Jake Jacoby | September 6, 2018

Tricolored heron by Jake JacobyThe tricolored heron, formerly known as the “Louisiana heron” in North America, is a small to medium-sized heron and is found in quiet, shallow waters. It is strikingly slender, with a long bill, neck, and legs and is often found wading belly-deep in coastal lagoons and freshwater ponds, lak...

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Photographing the Islands of Hawaii
by E.J. Peiker | June 19, 2018

Photgraphing Hawaii by E.J. PeikerThe Hawaiian Islands are an archipelago of eight primary islands and many atolls that extend for 1600 miles in the central Pacific Ocean. The larger and inhabited islands are what we commonly refer to as Hawaii, the 50th State of the United States of America. The main islands, from east to west,...

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Bird Species Spotlight: Sandhill Crane
by Jake Jacoby | December 4, 2017

Sandhill Crane © Jake JacobySandhill cranes are large birds with a wingspan of over 6′ and a body length of almost 4′. Their long legs and necks give them an almost dinosaurian appearance and they can routinely reach a weight of more than 10 pounds. Their common name refers to habitat like that at the Platte River, on...

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