Photos Quivira NWR
Photos taken May 19, 2006 by Roy J. Beckemeyer
Bird pictures taken with Nikon D100 digital camera and 500 mm
Nikon manual focus lens; insect picture taken with Nikon D70 digital camera and
Nikon 200 mm macro lens.
Background: American Avocet, Quivira NWR, Big Salt Marsh.
Right: Female Wilson's Phalarope, Quivira NWR, Stafford County,
Kansas, Big Salt Marsh.
Left: Eastern Kingbirds, Quivira NWR, field southeast of Little
Salt Marsh, northeast of Headquarters buildings.
Right: Male Yellow-headed Blackbird, Quivira NWR, cattail marsh
on Migrant's Trail.
Left: Lark Sparrow, roadside east of Little Salt Marsh, Quivira
NWR, Stafford County, Kansas.
Right: Eastern Meadowlark on fencepost.
Left: Red-winged Blackbird male displaying - near Big Salt
Right: Snowy Plover running across road. Note the
Left: A newly emerged male dragonfly, Odonata: Anisoptera:
Gomphidae: Arigomphus submedianus, the Jade Clubtail, in the grass
adjacent to the fishing pond near the south entrance to Quivira NWR. Note
that the wings have yet to dry, and the colors are pale and the cuticle