Welcome! This site is all about great bird photography and outstanding nature photographers. Have some images of wild birds that you would like to show off? We would love to add them to our galleries. Use our contact page to upload them. In the meantime, check out our images and stories. We hope you enjoy what you see and come back often.
"Photographers deal in things which are continually vanishing and when they have vanished there is no contrivance on earth which can make them come back again." Henri Cartier-Bresson
Learn a little about the photographers who have provided the images found on our site. They put up with the heat, cold, biting insects, little sleep, and much more to capture these little critters who are continually vanishing. Click Here or on the images to explore.
"Everyone likes birds. What wild creature is more accessible to our eyes and ears, as close to us and everyone in the world, as universal as a bird?" David Attenborough
The subject of our passion, these pages show the variety, behavior, and beauty of wild birds. Click Here or on the images to explore.
“If you want to be a better photographer, stand in front of more interesting stuff.” National Geographic photographer Jim Richardson
Our Places section is designed to help put you in front of more interesting stuff. Click Here or on the images to explore.
Nesting Great Horned Owl
Checkout these great images and the story of how they were captured by Stephen Tabone. He not only got outstanding images of the female, but also one of the day old chicks being fed by mom!
You wouldn't think of going to a butterfly park to photograph birds, but that just what Jess Yarnell did and we are very happy that she did! Check out the hummingbirds that she found there.
Ceasar Sharper takes you on a photographic visit to Lake Morton, also known as Swan City. Ceasar lets you know the how when and where of shooting waterfowl and other birds at this Florida lake.
Ceasar is a frequent contributor of images and stories to American Wild Bird. Learn how he got started in photography and see more than 20 of his superb images.
Nags Head Woods
This Audubon preserve located on the Outer Banks of North Carolina is a wonderful place to get in touch with nature and see and photograph a wide variety of birds while at the beach.
Our first Hotspot for Texas, Gary Truchelut takes us to this Galveston Bay refuge where he photographed a variety of ducks and other birds.
Snowy Owl in Florida!!!
Jess Yarnell traveled to Jacksonville, Florida at Little Talbot Island State Park to photograph a Snowy Owl. See the images that she captured of this rare visitor.
Rappahannock River Great Blue Herons (VIDEO)
Every spring shad ascend the Rappahannock River in order to spawn. Only two things get in their way: the rapids at Fredericksburg and more than 100 hungry Great Blue Herons.
Whooping Cranes (VIDEOS)
Tara Tanaka presents four short videos on this endangered bird that is making a slow come back. The videos were shot in Leon County, Florida using a mirror-less camera on a digiscope.
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