Kimmie Paxton enjoying an exploratory hike on the Rainey Lake trail at Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge armed with Panasonic Lumix GX8 with 100-300mm Lumix G Vario. This is a fantastic combination for wildlife because it is light, fast, silent and powerful. Taken on Sigma DP2 and developed in Affinity with tone mapping, boosted and framed with Topaz Adjust. C.Paxton image and copyright.

Autumnal Scenes from Northeastern Louisiana

The Painted Bunting, Passerina cirris, is one beautiful example of migratory birds. Sometimes they are illegally caught and caged in Mexico. K.Paxton image and copyright.

World Migratory Bird Day May 10th 2017

Hummingbird on Coral Bean

American Alligator cruising past Coots at about 3 miles per hour. These impressive, ante-diluvian reptiles are thrilling to see and photograph in the wild. Lumix DMC GX8 with 650-1300mm zoom. C.Paxton photo and copyright.

Update on Opteka 650mm-1300mm zoom performance

Female Ruby Thoated Hummingbird at the feeder.

Macro Bird Photography

Tales from the Riverbank – The crazy coot!

Great Crested Grebe displaying. Grebes often leap in the air while grooming to shake water from their feathers.

Tales from the riverbank – Spring tide takes local Crested Grebe pair’s eggs

Mistle thrush or 'Storm cock' as the old name goes, amongst Cherry blossom in a Surrey garden late April this year.

Mistlethrush – in decline?

Sun rays over the Orton Valley by Sunbiggin Tarn, Little Asby Circle in the foreground. C.Paxton photo.

Wild Places: Little Asby Stone Circle

IBIS RICE products for retail

IBIS RICE Supports Conservation Of The Giant Ibis (Thaumatibia giganteus)