Spring returns to Fairbanks as migrating Trumpeter Swan lands in a melt pond at Creamer's Field in Fairbanks Alaska
A Trumpeter Pair on alert telling other swans to stay out of their melt water pond at Creamers Field in Fairbanis Alaska
Two Trumpeter Swans grace the skies over Fairbanks Alaska in spring.
Two Trumpeter Swans take off from Creamer's Field in Fairbanks Alaska.
In for a landing a Trumpeter Swan tiptoes as the transtions from air to ground.
Two Lesser Canada Gesse leave Creamrer's field into the expanses of Alaska to nest and rear their young.
A Trumpeter Swan dries its wings at Creamer's Field in Fairbanks Alaska
A Trumpeter Swan takes a bath in snow melt water at Creamer's Feild in Fairbanks Alaska
A flight of Lesser Canada Geese migrating into Creamer's Field in Fairbanks Alaska.
One of my favoirte birds that migrate thru Fairbanks, the Horned Grebe.
A Trumpeter Swan comes in for a Landing at Creamer's Field in Fairbanks Alaska. With Males having a 10 foot wingspan and weighting upwards of 38 pounds, everyone else gets out of the way.
I think I've found the artisit's model for angel wings. Trumpeter Swan at Creamer's Field in Fairbanks Alaska.
A trumpeter Swan lifts off of a melt pond near Gulkana Glacier in Interior Alaska.
A pair of mating swans dance for each other in a melt pond near the Gulkana Glacier in Interior Alaska
A swan works towards liftoff on a melt pond to chase off intruding swans near the Gulkana Glacier
A Barrows Goldeneye Duck in a small pond near the Teklanika River in Denali National Park.
A mated pair of Tundra Swans head north in search of a secluded pond to raise their young.
A Sandhill Crane rests at Fairbanks Alaska before continuing it's spring migration that may take it to Siberia.
A Mallard Hen has more sex appeal than she can deal with.
A Lesser Canada Goose explains to an interloper whose mate is next to him.
Tundra Swans flying in formation.
A Creamer's Field Lesser Sandhill Crane
Mr. and Mrs Northern Shovelor"
A pair of Trumpeter Swans drop into a meltwater pond in Creamer's Field in Fairbanks Alaska.
Snow Geese are unusual visitors to Creamers Field, however with the weird spring migration of 2013 a couple of hundred migrated thru Fairbanks.
A Hybrid Greater Whitefronted/Snow Goose stretches it's wings at Creamers Field.
Barrow's Golden Eye are fairly common in Alaska, although this pair was shot near Lake Myvatn in Iceland.