ctofcsco's photos with the f/5.6

Good Morning Colorado Springs!

Good Morning Colorado Springs!
Colorado Springs Labor Day Lift Off
Final (3rd) Morning Sunrise
Prospect Lake / Memorial Park
Colorado Springs, CO

www.coloradospringslabordayliftoff.com

Some of the gloom lifted today, at least enough to have a partial glimpse of sunrise and some paste…
Added on September  3, 2018

It's Almost That Time Again!

It's Almost That Time Again!
Colorado Springs Labor Day Lift Off
Prospect Lake/Memorial Park
Colorado Springs, CO

www.coloradospringslabordayliftoff.com

NOTE: This is an image copy and the original can be found at: www.flickr.com/photos/ctofcsco/44343220572/in/photostream

As only…
Added on August 31, 2018

Greater Yellowlegs

Greater Yellowlegs
Tringa melanoleuca
ORDER: Charadriiformes
FAMILY: Scolopacidae

Homelake/Sherman Lake
Monte Vista, CO

NOTE: This is an image copy and the original can be found at: www.flickr.com/photos/ctofcsco/43762811121

As only a small number of my images are availa…
Added on July 31, 2018

A Running Start

A Running Start
Sandhill Crane (Antigone canadensis)
Monte Vista NWR, Monte Vista, CO

ORDER: Gruiformes
FAMILY: Gruidae

www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Sandhill_Crane/overview
www.fws.gov/refuge/monte_vista/

NOTE: This is an image copy and the original can be found at: ww…
Added on July 30, 2018

Dropping In

Dropping In
Sandhill Crane (Antigone canadensis)
Monte Vista NWR, Monte Vista, CO

ORDER: Gruiformes
FAMILY: Gruidae

www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Sandhill_Crane/overview
www.fws.gov/refuge/monte_vista/

NOTE: This is an image copy and the original can be found at: ww…
Added on July  3, 2018

Standing Apart

Standing Apart
Princess Beatrice (Iris pallida)

Lavender Bearded Iris
Colorado Springs, CO

www.historiciris.org/photos/princess-beatrice-pe.html

NOTE: Please be aware that this is an image copy and the original can be found at: www.flickr.com/photos/ctofcsco/42920309…
Added on June 20, 2018

Lift

Lift
Sandhill Crane (Antigone canadensis)
Monte Vista NWR, Monte Vista, CO

ORDER: Gruiformes
FAMILY: Gruidae

www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Sandhill_Crane/overview
www.fws.gov/refuge/monte_vista/

NOTE: Please be aware that this is an image copy and the origina…
Added on June 15, 2018

Spotted Towhee

Spotted Towhee
Pipilo maculatus
ORDER: Passeriformes
FAMILY: Passerellidae

www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Spotted_Towhee/overview

Colorado Springs, CO

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Added on June 11, 2018

Sandhill Crane (Antigone canadensis)

Sandhill Crane (Antigone canadensis)
Monte Vista NWR, Monte Vista, CO

ORDER: Gruiformes
FAMILY: Gruidae

www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Sandhill_Crane/overview
www.fws.gov/refuge/monte_vista/

NOTE: Please be aware that this is an image copy and the original can be found at: www.flickr.com/pho…
Added on May 25, 2018

A Dress Rehearsal

A Dress Rehearsal
The USAF Thunderbirds returned to the skys above
Colorado Springs, CO
again today, this time the show included lots of trailing smoke. They appeared to be more than ready for the
2018 USAF Academy Graduation Cerimonial Flyover

www.afthunderbirds.com

NO…
Added on May 22, 2018

An Immature Landing

An Immature Landing
Juvenile (Immature) Sandhill Crane
as denoted by the rusty color on the neck and wings
drops in for a landing at the
Monte Vista NWR, Monte Vista, CO

Sandhill Cranes (Antigone canadensis)
ORDER: Gruiformes
FAMILY: Gruidae

www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/San…
Added on March 29, 2018

Flying Sunset

Flying Sunset
Sandhill Cranes (Antigone canadensis)
Monte Vista NWR, Monte Vista, CO

ORDER: Gruiformes
FAMILY: Gruidae

www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Sandhill_Crane/overview
www.fws.gov/refuge/monte_vista/

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Added on March 28, 2018

Coot Relaxation

Coot Relaxation
Taking a little time to rest ...

American Coot (Fulica americana)
ORDER: Gruiformes
FAMILY: Rallidae
www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/American_Coot/overview

Homelake / Sherman Lake, Monte Vista, CO

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Added on March 19, 2018

Water Solo

Water Solo
Sandhill Crane (Antigone canadensis)
Monte Vista NWR, Monte Vista, CO

ORDER: Gruiformes
FAMILY: Gruidae

www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Sandhill_Crane/overview
www.fws.gov/refuge/monte_vista/

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Added on March 18, 2018

Hiding in Plain Sight

Hiding in Plain Sight
For obvious reasons, I normally spot these owls in winter when the trees have no leaves. This photograph does a pretty fair job of showing the greater degree of difficulty required in autumn.

Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus)
ORDER: Strigiformes
FAMIL…
Added on March 18, 2018

Another pretty morning

Another pretty morning
Pike's Peak glows with the rising sun
Colorado Springs, CO

I never tire of this view and, in fact, miss it greatly on those rare days when it is not visible.

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Added on March  2, 2018

Bluebird of happiness

Bluebird of happiness
Mountain Bluebird (Sialia currucoides)
Victor, Colorado

www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Mountain_Bluebird/id
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bluebird_of_happiness

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Added on February  9, 2018

Onion x2

Onion x2
Wild Onion
Colorado Springs, CO

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Allium

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Added on February  4, 2018