Featured in The Birds on April 15th, 2012.
Featured in One a Day for 2012 on April 15th, 2012.
Featured in Animal Captions & Confessions on April 8th, 2012.

A western meadowlark stand on a fence post calling for spring under a stormy sky. Taken at Pavan Park, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada.

4/5/12

Canon EOS 50D
Focal length:300 mm
Exposure:1/3200 at f/8
ISO 250
No post-processing


The Western Meadowlark, Sturnella neglecta, is a loud, brightly-colored songbird that sings many varied songs. This colorful member of the blackbird family flashes a vibrant yellow breast crossed by a distinctive, black, V-shaped band. It lives in fields, pastures, open grasslands, and prairies in western and central USA, southern Canada, annd northern Mexico, ranging from the Great Lakes to the Pacific Ocean. This songbird is the state bird of Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oregon, and Wyoming.

I am an amateur photographer living in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada.

I enjoy photographing the wonders of the world around me; whether that means capturing images of animals and wildlife, scenic natural landscapes, or man-made wonders.

I travel all over Canada in pursuit of this passion and my dream is to one day be able to do this full-time.

Thank you for your interest in my work,
Alyce Taylor

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Comments

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkealmost 3 years ago

  • deb cole
    deb colealmost 3 years ago
  • Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos
    Konstantinos A...almost 3 years ago


    8 April 2012 – 1 image per 24hrs

  • lcretyi
    lcretyialmost 3 years ago

    Fabulous
    April-8-2012

  • Thanx for the feature Laura :)

    – Alyce Taylor

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppalmost 3 years ago

    Nicely perched, and well documented Alyce

  • Thank you Larry :)

    – Alyce Taylor

  • Qnita
    Qnitaalmost 3 years ago

    Lovely work. Instant “Fave…” for me…

  • Thank you Qnita :)

    – Alyce Taylor

  • Bootiewootsy
    Bootiewootsyalmost 3 years ago


    Carol

  • Thanx for the feature Carol :)

    – Alyce Taylor

  • Wayne Wood
    Wayne Woodalmost 3 years ago

    Congratulations on having your image selected for featuring in the group “The Birds”.

  • Thank you Wayne :)

    – Alyce Taylor

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