Flight shots

Peregrine Falcon



Canada Goose (in flight) - Willow Slough FWA, Newton County, Indiana - March, 2011

American Wigeon (in flight) - Beverly Shores, Porter County - November, 2011

Green-winged Teal (in flight) - Beverly Shores, Porter County - November, 2011

Ring-necked Duck (in flight) - Willow Slough FWA, Newton County, Indiana - March, 2011

Bufflehead (male in flight) Portage Lakefront Park, Porter County, Indiana - February, 2011

Bufflehead (female in flight) Portage Lakefront Park, Porter County, Indiana - February, 2011

Common Goldeneye (male in flight) - Hammond Marina, Lake County, Indiana - February, 2011

Common Goldeneye (1st cycle male in flight) Portage Lakefront Park, Porter County, Indiana - February, 2011

Common Goldeneye (female in flight) - Hammond Marina, Lake County, Indiana - February, 2011

Hooded Merganser (female in flight) Portage Lakefront Park, Porter County, Indiana - February, 2011

Common Merganser (male and female in flight) Portage Lakefront Park, Porter County, Indiana - February, 2011

American White Pelican (in flight) - Willow Slough FWA - March, 2011 and Salton Sea, California - June, 2006

Red-breasted Merganser (in flight) - Miller Beach, Lake County, Indiana - November, 2010

White-winged Scoter (adult male in flight) - Port of Indiana, Porter County, Indiana - January, 2011

Red-throated Loon (non-breeding in flight) - Goleta State Park, Santa Barbara County, California - April, 2011

Brown Pelican (juvenile in flight) - Ventura, California - June, 2006

Brown Pelican (adult in flight) - La Jolla, California - April, 2011

Pelagic Cormorant (in flight) - Shell Beach, California - April, 2011

Double-crested Cormorant (in flight) - Shell Beach, California - April, 2011

Neotropic Cormorant State Line Power Plant, Lake County, Indiana - April 26 and April 28, 2012

Magnificent Frigatebird - Dry Tortugas, Florida - April, 1996

Great Blue Heron (in flight) - Miller Beach, Lake County, Indiana - July, 2012

Black-crowned Night-heron (adult in flight) - Chase Street Wetland, Gary, Indiana - July, 2007

Turkey Vulture (in flight) - Indiana Dunes, Chesterton, Indiana - April, 2006

White-tailed Kite (in flight) - Tijuana Slough, San Diego, California - April, 2011

* Bald Eagle (adult in flight) - Miller Beach, Lake County, Indiana - January, 2012

Cooper's Hawk (immature in flight) - Miller Beach, Lake County, Indiana - August, 2011

Northern Goshawk (immature in flight) - Whitefish Point, Chippewa County, Michigan - October, 2010

Common Black-Hawk - Davis Mountains, Texas - June, 1998

Red-shouldered Hawk (adult eastern in flight) - INdiana Dunes State Park, Porter County, Indiana - March, 2012

Broad-winged Hawk (adult in flight) - Southwest Mississippi - April, 2010

Swainson's Hawk (adult in flight) - Del Rio, Texas - July, 2007

Zone-tailed Hawk (adult in flight) - Concan, Texas - July, 2007

Red-tailed Hawk (in flight) - Beverly Shores, Porter County, Indiana - October 2010 and August, 2007

* Red-tailed Hawk (immature "western" in flight) - Mendocino Coast, California - April, 2012

Rough-legged Hawk (light morph adult male in flight) - Newton County, Indiana - January, 2009

Rough-legged Hawk (dark morph adult male in flight) - Prairie Chicken Refuge, Newton County, Indiana - March, 2011

Rough-legged Hawk (dark morph immature in flight) - Lake County, Indiana - February, 2009

Rough-legged Hawk (light morph immature in flight) - Prairie Chicken Refuge, Newton County, Indiana - March, 2011

Rough-legged Hawk (light morph immature in flight) - West Beach, Porter County, IN - November, 2010 and Kankakee FWA, LaPorte County, IN - February, 2011

Golden Eagle (immature) - Indiana Dunes State Park, Porter County, IN - April, 2011

* Merlin (in flight) - Whitefish Point, Chippewa County, Michigan - October, 2010

* Peregrine Falcon (in flight) - Port of Indiana, Porter County, Indiana - October, 2010

Sandhill Crane (in flight) - Kankakee FWA, Indiana - February, 2011

Whooping Crane (in flight) - Aransas NWR, Texas - April, 1990

Black-bellied Plover (juvenile in flight) - Miller Beach, Lake County, Indiana - September, 2011

* Piping Plover (juvenile in flight) - Michigan City Harbor, LaPorte County, Indiana - July, 2007

Black-necked Stilt (in flight) - Salton Sea, California - June, 2006

Black-necked Stilt (in flight) - Cane Ridge Wildlife Area, Gibson County, Indiana - June, 2007

* American Avocet (adults in Flight) - Joerse Park, E. Chicago, Indiana - April, 1997

Lesser Yellowlegs (in flight) - Porter County, Indiana - August, 2007

Solitary Sandpiper (in flight) - Porter County, Indiana - August, 2007

Willet (in flight) - Miller Beach, Indiana - July, 2006

Red Knot (juvenile in flight) - Miller Beach, Lake County, Indiana - August, 2009

Sanderling (breeding adult in flight) - Michigan City, Indiana - May, 2009

Sanderling (juvenile in flight) - Miller Beach, Lake County, Indiana - September, 2007

Semipalmated Sandpiper (juvenile in flight) - McCool Basin, Portage, Indiana - August, 2010

Least Sandpiper (juveniles in flight) - McCool Basin, Portage, Indiana - August, 2010

Baird's Sandpiper (adult in flight) - Miller Beach, Lake County, Indiana - August, 2007

Baird's Sandpiper (juvenile in flight) - Southern Porter County, Indiana - September, 2006

Stilt Sandpiper (adult in flight) - McCool Basin, Porter County, Indiana - July, 2011

Stilt Sandpiper (juvenile in flight) - McCool Basin, Portage, Indiana - August, 2010

Buff-breasted Sandpiper (juvenile in flight) - Miller Beach, Lake County, Indiana - August, 2010

* Pomarine Jaeger (juvenile in flight) - Michigan City Harbor, LaPorte County, Indiana - December, 2010

Bonaparte's Gull (in flight) - Miller Beach, Lake County, IN - November, 2011 and Point Reyes, CA - April, 2012

Bonaparte's Gull (juvenile in flight) - Miller Beach, Lake County, Indiana - November, 2011

*Ring-billed Gull (adult in flight) - Miller Beach, Lake County, Indiana - February, 2009

Ring-billed Gull (1st cycle in flight) - Miller Beach, Lake County, Indiana - September, 2006

Herring Gull (adult in flight) - Michigan City Harbor, LaPorte County, Indiana - December, 2010

Herring Gull (3rd cycle in flight) - Michigan City Harbor, LaPorte County, Indiana - December, 2010

Herring Gull (2nd cycle in flight) - Michigan City Harbor, LaPorte County, Indiana - December, 2010

Herring Gull (1st cycle in flight) - Michigan City Harbor, LaPorte County, Indiana - December, 2010

Herring Gull (limited black primaries) - Portage Lakefront Park, Porter County, IN - March, 2009

Thayer's Gull (adult in flight) - Michigan City Harbor, LaPorte County, IN - December, 2010 and Hammond Marina, IN - February, 2011

Thayer's Gull (3rd cycle in flight) - Michigan City, LaPorte County, Indiana - December, 2010

Thayer's Gull (2nd cycle in flight) - Whiting Refinery Beach, Lake County, Indiana - February, 2010

Thayer's Gull (2nd cycle in flight) - Whiting Refinery Beach, Lake County, Indiana - February, 2010

Thayer's Gull (1st cycle in flight) - Michigan City Harbor, LaPorte County, Indiana - December, 2010

*Iceland Gull (adult in flight) - Hammond Marina, Lake County, Indiana - February, 2009

Iceland Gull (3rd cycle in flight) - Michigan City Harbor, LaPorte County, Indiana - December, 2010

Iceland Gull (1st cycle in flight) - Michigan City Harbor, LaPorte County, Indiana - December, 2010

Lesser Black-backed Gull (3rd cycle in flight) - Whiting Park, Lake County, Indiana - February, 2010

Lesser Black-backed Gull (2nd cycle in flight) - Michigan City Harbor, IN - January, 2002 and Hammond Marina, IN - February, 2011

Western Gull (adult in flight) - Ventura, California - June, 2006

Glaucous Gull (adult in flight) - Whiting Refinery Beach, Lake County, Indiana - February, 2010

Glaucous Gull (3rd cycle in flight) - Ogden Dunes, Porter County, Indiana - February, 2009

Glaucous Gull (2nd cycle in flight) - Whiting Refinery Beach, Lake County, IN - Feb., 2010 and Michigan City Harbor, IN - Dec., 2010

* Glaucous Gull (1st cycle in flight) - Michigan City Harbor, LaPorte County, Indiana - December, 2010

Great Black-backed Gull (adult in flight) - Ogden Dunes, Porter County, Indiana - February, 2009

Great Black-backed Gull (3rd cycle in flight) - Hammond Marina, Lake County, Indiana - February, 2011

Great Black-backed Gull (2nd cycle in flight) - Ogden Dunes, Porter County, Indiana - February, 2009

Great Black-backed Gull (1st cycle in flight) - Ogden Dunes, Porter County, Indiana - February, 2009

Black-legged Kittiwake (2nd cycle in flight) - Miller Beach, Lake County, Indiana - November, 2006

Black-legged Kittiwake (1st cycle in flight) - Miller Beach, Lake County, Indiana - November, 2006

Black-legged Kittiwake (1st cycle in flight) - Miller Beach, Lake County, Indiana - November, 2010

Sabine's Gull (adult) - Monterey Bay, California - August, 1995

Gull-billed Tern (in flight) - Salton Sea, California - June, 2006

Caspian Tern (in flight) - Miller Beach, Indiana - August, 2006

Royal Tern (in flight) - Tijuana Slough, San Diego, California - April, 2011

Elegant Tern (in flight) - Bolsa Chica Preserve, Orange County, California - April, 2011

Common Tern (adult in flight) - Miller Beach, Lake County, Indiana - July, 2008

Common Tern (1st summer in flight) - Miller Beach, Lake County, Indiana - September, 2012

Common Tern (juvenile in flight) - Hitchcock Road Ponds, LaPorte County, Indiana - October, 2011

* Short-eared Owl (in flight) - Lagrange County, Indiana - February, 2007

Chimney Swift - Miller Beach, Indiana - August, 2006

* Western Kingbird (in flight) - Mojave Desert, California - June, 2006

* Blue Jay (in flight) - Indiana Dunes, Chesterton, Indiana - May, 2006

Violet-green Swallow (in flight) - Santa Barbara, California - April, 2011

Red-winged Blackbird (partial albino) - Willow Slough FWA, Indiana - June, 2006

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