The picture of this Female Lark Bunting was photographed at the Hutton Lake National Wildlife Refuge in Laramie Wyoming. Lark Buntings breed in beautiful, windswept habitats such as the grasslands and shrubsteppe of the Great Plains, where they are most numerous in large expanses of native grasslands with sagebrush.
The picture of this Vesper Sparrow on a post was taken at the Camas National Wildlife Refuge in Idaho. The Vesper Sparrow inhabits grasslands and fields across much of the northern United States and Canada.
The picture of this Sage Thrasher was photographed at the Hutton Lake National Wildlife Refuge near Laramie Wyoming. Sage Thrashers are incredible songsters—one singing male went on for over 22 minutes without taking a break.
The picture of this beautiful Golden Eagle was photographed in the Hutton Lakes National Wildlife Refuge in Larmie Wyoming which is one of my most favorite places to be and photograph.
The picture of this Rock Wren on Rock was photographed at the Camas National Wildlife Refuge in Idaho. The male Rock Wren is a truly remarkable singer and can have a large song repertoire of 100 or more song types, many of which seem to be learned from neighbors.