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Fri, 29 Jan 2021 21:00:49 -0600
Celebrating 160th Kansas Day 2021, here are a couple of subjects that personify Kansas: Sunflowers and a summer storm. Richfield, KS. 23 June 2019


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Tue, 19 Jan 2021 23:34:10 -0600
Assortment of backyard birds photographed from my popup blind. 19 January 2021
I spent two hours in my Doghouse popup blind photographing birds
in/around my garden during the evening hours of 19 January and came up
with this collection of images..

Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-colored)

Dark-eyed Junco (Oregon)

Pine Siskin

Dark-eyed Junco (Pink-sided)

American Goldfinch

Red-bellied Woodpecker

Northern Shrike

Harriss Sparrow

Northern Cardinal
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Fri, 15 Jan 2021 20:36:07 -0600
Sunset supercell storm near Jetmore, KS. 20 June 2020
  
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Mon, 11 Jan 2021 17:12:02 -0600
Up-close view of an immature Red-tailed Hawk at Quivira NWR, Kansas. 1 November 2020
  
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Thu, 7 Jan 2021 22:18:41 -0600
Supercell thunderstorm with cloud-to-ground lightning flash near Presho, SD. 7 June 2020
  
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Tue, 5 Jan 2021 16:34:56 -0600
Tall cloud-to-ground lightning flash from a supercell thunderstorm near the Badlands of South Dakota. 4 June 2020
  
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Mon, 4 Jan 2021 17:56:00 -0600
An amazing convective sky over some badlands of northwestern South Dakota. 31 May 2020
  
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Sat, 2 Jan 2021 21:11:10 -0600
A few backyard birds at the Umscheid Estate to kick off the new year! 2 January 2021

Red-bellied Woodpecker

Dark-eyed Junco (Pink-sided race)

White-crowned Sparrow

Harris's Sparrow
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Fri, 1 Jan 2021 23:02:49 -0600
High-based severe storm passing north of a cultivated field in northwestern South Dakota. 31 May 2020
  
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Tue, 22 Dec 2020 21:19:25 -0600
Sharp-shinned Hawk standing guard at my backyard feeding station. 5 N Dodge City. 18 December 2020
  
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