Three Lark Sparrow eggs and one Brown–headed Cowbird egg are found in the nest. The Cowbird does not build a nest, but rather lays her eggs in other bird’s nests and allows that bird to raise the young Cowbird.
An Eastern Gray or Cope’s Gray tree frog rests on a prairie plant.
The first glimpse of the snowy owl as he or she awaits the return to the wild.
The rehabbed snowy owl soars out of the carrier.
The head fire speeds across the prairie.
John oversees a crew member as he works on a spot fire.
Spraying the embers to control the fire from jumping back to unburned grasses.