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Following on from this Moose topic, let's see more of your North American wildlife photos. Please include when and where taken, tech specs and any other pertinent information. Thanks, Matt.

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offshorebirder

I am afraid the tech specs for many of these photos are lost in the mists of time...

 

Snapping Turtle laying eggs at Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge on the north tip of Hatteras Island, North Carolina (circa July 2012):

 

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Ghost Crab on the beach at Kiawah Island, South Carolina:

 

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Wild Turkey (a young male) feeding at the Yawkey Wildlife Center in coastal South Carolina:

 

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4-meter long American Alligator basking on a ricefield dike at the Yawkey Wildlife Center:

 

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Black Skimmer with prey, Yawkey Wildlife Center in coastal South Carolina:

 

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Savannah Sparrow flaying an arthopod prior to consuming it - Yawkey Wildlife Center in coastal South Carolina:

 

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A fragment of an Icterid megaflock (mostly Red-winged Blackbirds) feeding on waste grain left in fields near Fort Motte, South Carolina. Thanksgiving Day, 2013. Total flock size was estimated at 260,000+ individuals. Canon 7D + 300mm f/4 IS lens. 1/1250 sec, ISO 800, F/10

 

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Long-tailed Duck hen in the Atlantic Ocean at Huntington Beach State Park, South Carolina. February 15, 2014.

 

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Skipjack Tuna leaping out of the Gulf Stream in pursuit of prey. Off Hatteras, North Carolina. July 7, 2013:

 

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Atlantic Puffin in winter plumage off Virginia Beach, Virginia. January 19, 2013:

 

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Dovekie (AKA Little Auk) off Virginia Beach, Virginia. January 19, 2013:

 

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Lemon Sharks feeding on Atlantic Menhaden in shallow surf at Kiawah Island, SC. August 29, 2009.

 

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Roseate Spoonbills perched above a large feeding flock of American White Pelicans at Bear Island Wildlife Management Area in South Carolina. October 21 2012.

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Common Nighthawk perched on a Live Oak branch. Yawkey Wildlife Center in coastal South Carolina. July 13, 2013.

 

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South Polar Skua in the Atlantic ocean 48 miles off Charleston, South Carolina on June 22, 2012. Though this predatory seabird species breeds in Antarctica, it terrorizes the North Atlantic during the nonbreeding season.

 

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Green sea turtle, Hawaii

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Pronghorn, Yellowstone National Park

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American bison, Yellowstone National Park

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Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep, Yellowstone National Park

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Roosevelt elk, Olympic National Park

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Collared peccary, Pacific coast of Mexico

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Yucatan black howler monkey, Belize

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Collared aracari, Belize

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Central American agouti, Belize

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Two toed sloth, Costa Rica

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Three toed sloth, Costa Rica

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White faced capuchin monkey, Costa Rica

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Central American squirrel monkey, Costa Rica

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Northern elephant seal, Piedras Blancas, California

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Elegant terns (and a sneaky gull), Carmel, California

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Black tailed deer, Point Lobos, California

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elefromoz

Snowshoe Hare by our cabin, Lake Louise, Alberta Canada

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melproffit

Palm Springs 2007

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E. Washington state 2008

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Teanaway WA 2011

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Dall Sheep, Denali NP, AK, 2011

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Yellowstone 2014

 

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Gilgamesh

 

Yellowstone - July 2019

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Gilgamesh

Yellowstone - July 2019

Bison

 

 

 

 

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melproffit

Yellowstone Winter 2020-first trip in winter won't be the last. wondering about wolf pics? too far away to get photos but we did watch one pack for about an hour.

 

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Great Plains Road Trip June/July 2020

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Great Plains June/July 2020 continued

 

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melproffit

Great Plains June/July 2020 continued

 

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Rick Cope

Marmot,Banana Slug, Mountain Goat,,Moose,Muskox,Otter,sea lion,ptarmigan,orca and puffin

Alaska 2019

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Rocky Mountain NP 2020 rut season Sept 

 

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Rocky Mountain NP 2020 continued first of this series is biggest bull we saw but poor photo

 

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