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Snow goose in flight, Chen caerulescens, Bosque Del Apache, Socorro, New Mexico Add To Light Table Snow geese in flight, late afternoon light, Chen caerulescens, Bosque Del Apache, Socorro, New Mexico Add To Light Table Snow geese, and one of the "crane pools" in the northern part of Bosque del Apache NWR, Chen caerulescens, Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, Socorro, New Mexico Add To Light Table
Snow goose in flight.
Image ID: 26229  
Species: Snow goose, Chen caerulescens
Location: Bosque Del Apache, Socorro, New Mexico, USA
 
Snow geese in flight, late afternoon light.
Image ID: 26226  
Species: Snow goose, Chen caerulescens
Location: Bosque Del Apache, Socorro, New Mexico, USA
 
Snow geese, and one of the "crane pools" in the northern part of Bosque del Apache NWR.
Image ID: 21811  
Species: Snow goose, Chen caerulescens
Location: Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, Socorro, New Mexico, USA
 
Snow geese at dawn.  Snow geese often "blast off" just before or after dawn, leaving the ponds where they rest for the night to forage elsewhere during the day, Chen caerulescens, Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, Socorro, New Mexico Add To Light Table Snow geese blast off.  After resting and preening on water, snow geese are startled by a coyote, hawk or just wind and take off en masse by the thousands.  As many as 50,000 snow geese are found at Bosque del Apache NWR at times, stopping at the refuge during their winter migration along the Rio Grande River, Chen caerulescens, Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, Socorro, New Mexico Add To Light Table Sunrise over Bosque del Apache.  Rich predawn colors are reflected in the main impoundment pond in the refuge, Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, Socorro, New Mexico Add To Light Table
Snow geese at dawn. Snow geese often "blast off" just before or after dawn, leaving the ponds where they rest for the night to forage elsewhere during the day.
Image ID: 21816  
Species: Snow goose, Chen caerulescens
Location: Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, Socorro, New Mexico, USA
 
Snow geese blast off. After resting and preening on water, snow geese are startled by a coyote, hawk or just wind and take off en masse by the thousands. As many as 50,000 snow geese are found at Bosque del Apache NWR at times, stopping at the refuge during their winter migration along the Rio Grande River.
Image ID: 21817  
Species: Snow goose, Chen caerulescens
Location: Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, Socorro, New Mexico, USA
 
Sunrise over Bosque del Apache. Rich predawn colors are reflected in the main impoundment pond in the refuge.
Image ID: 21819  
Location: Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, Socorro, New Mexico, USA
 
Sandhill crane spreads its broad wings as it takes flight in early morning light.  This crane is one of over 5000 present in Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, stopping here during its winter migration, Grus canadensis, Socorro, New Mexico Add To Light Table A sandhill crane is perfectly reflected, in mirror-calm waters at sunrise, Grus canadensis, Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, Socorro, New Mexico Add To Light Table Sandhill crane in flight, in dim sunset light, wings blurred due to time exposure, Grus canadensis, Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, Socorro, New Mexico Add To Light Table
Sandhill crane spreads its broad wings as it takes flight in early morning light. This crane is one of over 5000 present in Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, stopping here during its winter migration.
Image ID: 21822  
Species: Sandhill crane, Grus canadensis
Location: Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, Socorro, New Mexico, USA
 
A sandhill crane is perfectly reflected, in mirror-calm waters at sunrise.
Image ID: 21823  
Species: Sandhill crane, Grus canadensis
Location: Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, Socorro, New Mexico, USA
 
Sandhill crane in flight, in dim sunset light, wings blurred due to time exposure.
Image ID: 21824  
Species: Sandhill crane, Grus canadensis
Location: Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, Socorro, New Mexico, USA
 
Sandhill cranes in flight, silhouetted against a richly colored evening sky.  A composite of two photographs taken moments apart, combined digitally, Grus canadensis, Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, Socorro, New Mexico Add To Light Table Snow goose in flight, Chen caerulescens, Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, Socorro, New Mexico Add To Light Table Sandhill cranes in flight, silhouetted against a richly colored evening sky.  A composite of two photographs taken moments apart, combined digitally, Grus canadensis, Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, Socorro, New Mexico Add To Light Table
Sandhill cranes in flight, silhouetted against a richly colored evening sky. A composite of two photographs taken moments apart, combined digitally.
Image ID: 21830  
Species: Sandhill crane, Grus canadensis
Location: Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, Socorro, New Mexico, USA
 
Snow goose in flight.
Image ID: 21813  
Species: Snow goose, Chen caerulescens
Location: Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, Socorro, New Mexico, USA
 
Sandhill cranes in flight, silhouetted against a richly colored evening sky. A composite of two photographs taken moments apart, combined digitally.
Image ID: 21814  
Species: Sandhill crane, Grus canadensis
Location: Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, Socorro, New Mexico, USA
 
Sandhilll cranes in golden sunset light, silhouette, standing in pond, Grus canadensis, Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, Socorro, New Mexico Add To Light Table Snow geese, flying in syncrony through color twilight skies, wings blurred due to long time exposure, Chen caerulescens, Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, Socorro, New Mexico Add To Light Table Snow geese at sunrise.  Thousands of wintering snow geese take to the sky in predawn light in Bosque del Apache's famous "blast off".  The flock can be as large as 20,000 geese or more.  Long time exposure creates blurring among the geese, Chen caerulescens, Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, Socorro, New Mexico Add To Light Table
Sandhilll cranes in golden sunset light, silhouette, standing in pond.
Image ID: 21825  
Species: Sandhill crane, Grus canadensis
Location: Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, Socorro, New Mexico, USA
 
Snow geese, flying in syncrony through color twilight skies, wings blurred due to long time exposure.
Image ID: 21826  
Species: Snow goose, Chen caerulescens
Location: Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, Socorro, New Mexico, USA
 
Snow geese at sunrise. Thousands of wintering snow geese take to the sky in predawn light in Bosque del Apache's famous "blast off". The flock can be as large as 20,000 geese or more. Long time exposure creates blurring among the geese.
Image ID: 21827  
Species: Snow goose, Chen caerulescens
Location: Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, Socorro, New Mexico, USA
 
Sandhill cranes in flight in early morning light, Grus canadensis, Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, Socorro, New Mexico Add To Light Table Sandhill cranes in flight, silhouetted against a richly colored evening sky, Grus canadensis, Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, Socorro, New Mexico Add To Light Table Pink coralline algae, Porolithon, Rose Atoll National Wildlife Sanctuary Add To Light Table
Sandhill cranes in flight in early morning light.
Image ID: 21828  
Species: Sandhill crane, Grus canadensis
Location: Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, Socorro, New Mexico, USA
 
Sandhill cranes in flight, silhouetted against a richly colored evening sky.
Image ID: 21831  
Species: Sandhill crane, Grus canadensis
Location: Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, Socorro, New Mexico, USA
 
Pink coralline algae.
Image ID: 00759  
Species: Coralline algae, Porolithon
Location: Rose Atoll National Wildlife Sanctuary, American Samoa, USA
 
Red tailed tropic bird, Phaethon rubricauda, Rose Atoll National Wildlife Sanctuary Add To Light Table Brown booby, Sula leucogaster, Rose Atoll National Wildlife Sanctuary Add To Light Table White (or fairy) tern, Gygis alba, Rose Atoll National Wildlife Sanctuary Add To Light Table
Red tailed tropic bird.
Image ID: 00852  
Species: Red-tailed tropicbird, Phaethon rubricauda
Location: Rose Atoll National Wildlife Sanctuary, American Samoa, USA
 
Brown booby.
Image ID: 00880  
Species: Brown booby, Sula leucogaster
Location: Rose Atoll National Wildlife Sanctuary, American Samoa, USA
 
White (or fairy) tern.
Image ID: 00868  
Species: Fairy tern, Gygis alba
Location: Rose Atoll National Wildlife Sanctuary, American Samoa, USA
 
Brown booby (juvenile), Sula leucogaster, Rose Atoll National Wildlife Sanctuary Add To Light Table Brown booby, Sula leucogaster, Rose Atoll National Wildlife Sanctuary Add To Light Table Sandhill cranes, flying across a colorful sunset sky, blur wings due to long time exposure, Grus canadensis, Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, Socorro, New Mexico Add To Light Table
Brown booby (juvenile).
Image ID: 00884  
Species: Brown booby, Sula leucogaster
Location: Rose Atoll National Wildlife Sanctuary, American Samoa, USA
 
Brown booby.
Image ID: 00915  
Species: Brown booby, Sula leucogaster
Location: Rose Atoll National Wildlife Sanctuary, American Samoa, USA
 
Sandhill cranes, flying across a colorful sunset sky, blur wings due to long time exposure.
Image ID: 21812  
Species: Sandhill crane, Grus canadensis
Location: Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, Socorro, New Mexico, USA
 
Sandhill cranes fly across a crescent moon.  A composite image formed from two photographs, taken a few moments apart, at sunset, Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, Grus canadensis, Socorro, New Mexico Add To Light Table Sandhill cranes, flying across a colorful sunset sky, blur wings due to long time exposure, Grus canadensis, Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, Socorro, New Mexico Add To Light Table Snow geese rest on a still pond in rich orange and yellow sunrise light.  These geese have spent their night's rest on the main empoundment and will leave around sunrise to feed in nearby corn fields, Chen caerulescens, Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, Socorro, New Mexico Add To Light Table
Sandhill cranes fly across a crescent moon. A composite image formed from two photographs, taken a few moments apart, at sunset, Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge.
Image ID: 21815  
Species: Sandhill crane, Grus canadensis
Location: Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, Socorro, New Mexico, USA
 
Sandhill cranes, flying across a colorful sunset sky, blur wings due to long time exposure.
Image ID: 21818  
Species: Sandhill crane, Grus canadensis
Location: Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, Socorro, New Mexico, USA
 
Snow geese rest on a still pond in rich orange and yellow sunrise light. These geese have spent their night's rest on the main empoundment and will leave around sunrise to feed in nearby corn fields.
Image ID: 21820  
Species: Snow goose, Chen caerulescens
Location: Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, Socorro, New Mexico, USA
 
Snow goose in flight, slowing before landing to join a flock of snow geese resting on a pond, Chen caerulescens, Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, Socorro, New Mexico Add To Light Table Snow geese in flight, Chen caerulescens, Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, Socorro, New Mexico Add To Light Table Sandhill cranes, blurred by long time exposure, fly through colorful twilight skies, Grus canadensis, Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, Socorro, New Mexico Add To Light Table
Snow goose in flight, slowing before landing to join a flock of snow geese resting on a pond.
Image ID: 21829  
Species: Snow goose, Chen caerulescens
Location: Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, Socorro, New Mexico, USA
 
Snow geese in flight.
Image ID: 21832  
Species: Snow goose, Chen caerulescens
Location: Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, Socorro, New Mexico, USA
 
Sandhill cranes, blurred by long time exposure, fly through colorful twilight skies.
Image ID: 21833  
Species: Sandhill crane, Grus canadensis
Location: Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, Socorro, New Mexico, USA
 


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Categories Appearing Among These Images:
Location  >  USA  >  New Mexico  >  Socorro  >  Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge
Animal  >  Bird  >  Boobie (Sulidae)  >  Brown Boobie
Animal  >  Bird  >  Boobie (Sulidae)  >  Masked Boobie
Animal  >  Bird  >  Crane (Gruidae)  >  Sandhill crane
Animal  >  Bird  >  Goose (Anatidae)  >  Snow Goose
Animal  >  Bird  >  Juvenile Bird
Animal  >  Bird  >  Seabird
Animal  >  Bird  >  Tern (Laridae)  >  Fairy Tern (White Tern)
Animal  >  Mammal  >  Coyote
Animal  >  Mammal  >  Deer
Animal  >  Marine Invertebrate  >  Coral  >  Corallimorphs / False Coral
Animal  >  Marine Invertebrate  >  Mollusk  >  Gastropods / Snail  >  Nudibranch / Sea Slug
Gallery  >  Abstract
Gallery  >  Bird
Gallery  >  Island
Gallery  >  Landscape
Gallery  >  Man And Ocean
Gallery  >  Nudibranch
Gallery  >  Travel
Gallery  >  Wildlife Portraits
Location  >  Oceans  >  Pacific  >  Samoa  >  Rose Atoll National Wildlife Refuge  >  Above Water
Location  >  Oceans  >  Pacific  >  Samoa  >  Rose Atoll National Wildlife Refuge  >  Underwater
Location  >  Protected Threatened and Significant Places  >  Marine National Monuments  >  Rose Atoll Marine National Monument
Location  >  Protected Threatened and Significant Places  >  National Wildlife Refuges  >  Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge
Location  >  Protected Threatened and Significant Places  >  National Wildlife Refuges  >  Rose Atoll National Wildlife Refuge (American Samoa)
Natural World  >  Habitat  >  Coral Atoll
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Subject  >  Effect  >  Motion / Blur
Subject  >  Technique  >  Digital Composite
Subject  >  Technique  >  Underwater

Species Appearing Among These Images:
Agelaius phoeniceus
Anous stolidus
Canis latrans
Chen caerulescens
Grus canadensis
Gygis alba
Odocoileus hemionus
Phaethon rubricauda
Porolithon sp.
Sula dactylatra
Sula leucogaster

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Updated: August 4, 2020