Twelve-Years Ago (26-January-2008) — Colorado

Wintertime Nature in Rocky Mountain National Park.

One of my many trips to Rocky Mountain National Park while working part-time at Sirna in Boulder, Colorado. I saw a number of Black-billed Magpies while stopped near Moraine Park.

Black-billed Magpie at Rocky Mountain National Park. Image taken with a Nikon D300 camera and 300 mm f/2.8 lens (ISO 200, 300 mm, f/8, 1250 sec). (David J Mathre)
Black-billed Magpie at Rocky Mountain National Park. Image taken with a Nikon D300 camera and 300 mm f/2.8 lens (ISO 200, 300 mm, f/8, 1250 sec). (David J Mathre)
Black-billed Magpie at Rocky Mountain National Park. Image taken with a Nikon D300 camera and 300 mm f/2.8 lens (ISO 200, 300 mm, f/8, 1/2500 sec). (David J Mathre)
Black-billed Magpie at Rocky Mountain National Park. Image taken with a Nikon D300 camera and 300 mm f/2.8 lens (ISO 200, 300 mm, f/8, 1/2500 sec). (David J Mathre)
Black-billed Magpie at Rocky Mountain National Park. Image taken with a Nikon D300 camera and 300 mm f/2.8 lens (ISO 200, 300 mm, f/8, 1/500 sec). (David J Mathre)
Black-billed Magpie at Rocky Mountain National Park. Image taken with a Nikon D300 camera and 300 mm f/2.8 lens (ISO 200, 300 mm, f/8, 1/500 sec). (David J Mathre)
Black-billed Magpie at Rocky Mountain National Park. Image taken with a Nikon D300 camera and 300 mm f/2.8 lens (ISO 200, 300 mm, f/8, 1/1250 sec). (David J Mathre)
Black-billed Magpie at Rocky Mountain National Park. Image taken with a Nikon D300 camera and 300 mm f/2.8 lens (ISO 200, 300 mm, f/8, 1/1250 sec). (David J Mathre)
Black-billed Magpie at Rocky Mountain National Park. Image taken with a Nikon D300 camera and 300 mm f/2.8 lens (ISO 200, 300 mm, f/8, 1/2000 sec). (David J Mathre)
Black-billed Magpie at Rocky Mountain National Park. Image taken with a Nikon D300 camera and 300 mm f/2.8 lens (ISO 200, 300 mm, f/8, 1/2000 sec). (David J Mathre)
Black-billed Magpie at Rocky Mountain National Park. Image taken with a Nikon D300 camera and 300 mm f/2.8 lens (ISO 200, 300 mm, f/8, 1/800 sec). (David J Mathre)
Black-billed Magpie at Rocky Mountain National Park. Image taken with a Nikon D300 camera and 300 mm f/2.8 lens (ISO 200, 300 mm, f/8, 1/800 sec). (David J Mathre)
Black-billed Magpie at Rocky Mountain National Park. Image taken with a Nikon D300 camera and 300 mm f/2.8 lens (ISO 200, 300 mm, f/5.6, 1/1600 sec). (David J Mathre)
Black-billed Magpie at Rocky Mountain National Park. Image taken with a Nikon D300 camera and 300 mm f/2.8 lens (ISO 200, 300 mm, f/5.6, 1/1600 sec). (David J Mathre)
Black-billed Magpie at Rocky Mountain National Park. Image taken with a Nikon D300 camera and 300 mm f/2.8 lens (ISO 200, 300 mm, f/8, 1/640 sec). (David J Mathre)
Black-billed Magpie at Rocky Mountain National Park. Image taken with a Nikon D300 camera and 300 mm f/2.8 lens (ISO 200, 300 mm, f/8, 1/640 sec). (David J Mathre)

 

 

Ten-Years Ago (10-May-2008) — Colorado

Gone to See America. May 2008 Colorado Road Trip. Day 1: Great Sand Dunes National Park.

Black-Billed Magpie at Medano Creek in Great Sand Dunes National Park, Colorado. Images taken with a Nikon D300 and 80-400 mm VR lens.

Black-Billed Magpie in Medano Creek. Great Sand Dunes National Park, Colorado. Image taken with a Nikon D300 and 80-400 mm VR lens (ISO 200, 400 mm, f/8, 1/1000 sec). (David J Mathre)
Black-Billed Magpie in Medano Creek. Great Sand Dunes National Park, Colorado. Image taken with a Nikon D300 and 80-400 mm VR lens (ISO 200, 400 mm, f/8, 1/1000 sec). (David J Mathre)
Black-Billed Magpie in Flight at Great Sand Dunes National Park, Colorado. Image taken with a Nikon D300 and 80-400 mm VR lens (ISO 200, 400 mm, f/8, 1/1600 sec). (David J Mathre)
Black-Billed Magpie in Flight at Great Sand Dunes National Park, Colorado. Image taken with a Nikon D300 and 80-400 mm VR lens (ISO 200, 400 mm, f/8, 1/1600 sec). (David J Mathre)

Eight-Years Ago (10-May-2008) — Colorado

Gone to See America. May 2008 Colorado Road Trip. Day 1: Great Sand Dunes National Park.

Black-Billed Magpie in Flight at Great Sand Dunes National Park, Colorado. Image taken with a Nikon D300 camera and 80-400 mm VR lens (ISO 200, 400 mm, f/8, 1/1600 sec)

Black-Billed Magpie in Flight at Great Sand Dunes National Park, Colorado. Image taken with a Nikon D300 and 80-400 mm VR lens (ISO 200, 400 mm, f/8, 1/1600 sec). (David J Mathre)
Black-Billed Magpie in Flight at Great Sand Dunes National Park, Colorado. Image taken with a Nikon D300 and 80-400 mm VR lens (ISO 200, 400 mm, f/8, 1/1600 sec). (David J Mathre)

Seven-Years Ago (10-May-2008) — Colorado

Gone to See America. May 2008 Colorado Road Trip. Day 1: Great Sand Dunes National Park.

Black-Billed Magpie in Flight at Great Sand Dunes National Park, Colorado. Image taken with a Nikon D300 and 80-400 mm VR lens (ISO 200, 400 mm, f/8, 1/1600 sec).

Black-Billed Magpie in Flight at Great Sand Dunes National Park, Colorado. Image taken with a Nikon D300 and 80-400 mm VR lens (ISO 200, 400 mm, f/8, 1/1600 sec). (David J Mathre)
Black-Billed Magpie in Flight at Great Sand Dunes National Park, Colorado. Image taken with a Nikon D300 and 80-400 mm VR lens (ISO 200, 400 mm, f/8, 1/1600 sec). (David J Mathre)

Seven-Years Ago (26-January-2008) — Colorado

Wintertime Nature in Colorado.

Black-billed Magpie out in the snow at Rocky Mountain National Park. Image taken with a Nikon D300 camera  and 300 mm f/2.8 VR lens (ISO 200, 300 mm, f/2.8, 1/3200 sec).

Black-billed Magpie at Rocky Mountain National Park in the Winter. Image taken with a Nikon D300 and 300 mm f/2.8 VR lens (ISO 200, 300 mm, f/2.8, 1/3200 sec). (David J. Mathre)
Black-billed Magpie at Rocky Mountain National Park . Image taken with a Nikon D300 and 300 mm f/2.8 VR lens (ISO 200, 300 mm, f/2.8, 1/3200 sec). (David J. Mathre)