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Click here to download video!Alaska Landscapes (00:11:40) (People & Places)

  • Ahklun Mountains and Togiak Lake in fall (Togiak NWR)
  • Gulls on Togiak River (Togiak NWR)
  • Shore of Togiak Lake on cloudy fall day (Togiak NWR)
  • Aerial views of Togiak River in fall (Togiak NWR)
  • Pan across Smooth Togiak River with Ahklun Mts in background (Togiak NWR)
  • Close-up stream behind small shrub
  • Wide shots Resurrection Creek near Seward in summer with evergreen trees on banks
  • Copper River with snowcapped mountains in background
  • Aerial view of braided channels of Togiak River in summer
  • Aerial view of tundra and mountains near Goodnews Bay on cloudy summer day
  • Sunrise shots from near Togiak Lake, mountains in foreground
  • Pink sky sunset shots of mountains near Dillingham
  • Pan of sunset
  • Pan of cloudy mountains
  • Pan of taiga forest in fall
  • Pan of cloudy mountains with pink glow
  • Rocky Beach with gulls at Cape Pierce
  • Rock arch at Cape Pierce
  • Grass-covered rock outcrop near Kodiak
  • Aerial views of coastline on Togiak NWR
  • Time-lapse of clouds over Goodnews Bay
  • Gulls and Kittiwakes flying over Cape Pierce Beach
  • Clouds moving by mountain near Turnagain Pass
  • Wetlands of Potter Marsh (near Anchorage) in summer, homes in background
  • Exit Glacier valley in summer near Seward, fireweed in foreground
  • Wide shot of Tern Lake near Moose Pass
  • Mountains in reflection of Lake Clark, summertime
  • Mountains near Seward
  • Clouds over mountains at Tern Lake, fireweed in foreground
  • Close-up of horsetail plant (Equisetum sp.)
  • Close-up of Alaskan bluebell flower
  • Wide shot and pan of bluebells
  • Close-up of alder catkin
  • Close-up of devli’s club white flowers
  • Close-up of wild geraniums
  • Close-up of Wild columbine flowers
  • Medium shot of lake in summer surrounded by evergreen trees
  • Close-up of Siberian iris
  • Close-up of Purple Aster
  • Wide-shot and close-ups of blue lupine flowers
  • Wide shot and close-ups of yellow pond lilies in water
  • Wide shot of homes above lake near Seward
  • Wide shot and close-ups of Exit Glacier near Seward
  • Glacier ice melting
  • Scenic shots and Pans of Exit Glacier
  • Wide shot of Child’s Glacier with muddy Copper River in foreground
  • Child’s Glacier chunks breaking off
  • Pan and wide shots of Child’s Glacier
  • Aerial view of remnant glaciers in Ahklun Mountains
  • Flyover of remnant glaciers
  • Close-up glacier ice melting
  • Aerial view flying over lip of glacier
  • Pan mountains with Copper River in foreground
  • Time-lapse of clouds in front of mountains
  • Wide shot of gulls flying in front of cloudy mountains
    Wide-shots of salmon drying rack
  • Wide-shot of old boat on Goodnews Bay
  • Cormorant and gull rookery on rocky cliff near Goodnews
  • Wide shot icebergs near Dillingham
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Click here to download video!Alaska Recreation and Subsistence (00:10:06) (People & Places)

  • Hiker w/ Binocs overlooking coastal hills
  • Family with stroller walking along wooded path
  • Red and white supercaub floatplane takes off from lake on cloudy day
  • Seward Marina on sunny summer day – several shots of boats
  • Dillingham Harbor with fishing vessels
  • Hikers going up to Exit Glacier near Seward
  • Hiker photographing Exit Glacier
  • Hiker on tundra in Turnagain Pass - foggy fall day
  • Canoeist on Trail Lake – sunny summer day
  • Swimmers in lake with evergreen trees
  • Kids in inflatable boat wearing PFD’s
  • Fishers in Kenai River near Sportsman’s Landing
  • Asian flyfisher playing fish
  • Angler taking picture of fisherman and dolly varden fish
  • Closeup dolly varden
  • Wide shot of flyfisher casting
  • Canoe fisherman playing fish in lake
  • Woman flyfisher in float tube
  • Loon crosses in front of float tube fisher
  • Float tuber playing fish, partner photographing
  • Float tuber releases large rainbow trout
  • Woman float tuber catches fish
  • Anglers lined up at Bird Creek fishing for salmon – several shots
  • Woman basket weaving with willow bark
  • Group basket weaving
  • Three native Alaskan girls carving sticks
  • Close-up of girl carving
  • Native Alaskan Family blueberry picking in tundra
  • Families net fishing for subsistence in Togiak Bay – several shots
  • Wide shot boat net fishing on river
  • Family net fishing – close-up
  • Native Alaskan fish camp on shore of river
  • Fish-drying racks
  • Cutting king salmon with traditional Ulu knife
  • Salmon drying rack
  • Young boys checking drying salmon
  • Woman checks drying salmon
  • Wide shot fish drying racks
  • Close-up drying salmon roe (eggs)
  • Fish drying – several shots
  • Dead sockeye (red) salmon in water
  • Grizzly bear walking near anglers
  • Bear track in sand
  • Moose near pond
  • Close-up of moose antlers
  • Close-up red fox in tundra grasses
  • Wide shot of fox near caribou
  • Close-up caribou walking in grasses
  • END

Click here to download video!American Birds 1 (00:11:27) (American Birds)

  • Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos)
  • Eastern Bluebird (Sialia sialis)
  • Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus)
  • Wood Thrush (Hylocichla mustelina)
  • Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor)
  • Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler (Dendroica coronata)
  • Wood Warbler (Phylloscopus sibilatrix)
  • Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas)
  • Prairie Warbler (Dendroica discolor)
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler (Dendroica coronata)
  • Yellow-headed Blackbird (Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus)
  • Brown-headed Cowbird (Molothrus ater)
  • Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus)
  • Common Grackle (Quiscalus quiscula)
  • Baltimore Oriole (Icterus galbula)
  • Rock Dove/ Rock Pigeon (Columba livia)
  • Northern Cardinal (male) (Cardinalis cardinalis)
  • Harris’s Sparrow ( Zonotrichia querula)
  • Golden-crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia atricapilla)
  • Pileated Woodpecker (female) (Dryocophus pileatus)
  • Yellow-shafted Flicker/ Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus)
  • Belted Kingfisher (female) (Ceryle alcyon)
  • Great Egret (Ardea alba)
  • Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)
  • Black-crowned Night Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax)
  • Green Heron (Butorides virescens)
  • Great Egret (Ardea alba)
  • Snowy Egret (Egretta thula)
  • California Quail chicks (Callipepla californica)
  • Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura)
  • California Quail chicks (Callipepla californica)
  • Ring-necked Pheasant (Phasianus colchinus)
  • Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo)
  • American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrohynchos)
  • Rough-legged Hawk (Buteo lagopus)
  • Ferruginous Hawk (Buteo regalis)
  • Harris’s Hawk (Parabuteo unicinctus)
  • Harris’s Hawk (Parabuteo unicinctus)
  • Osprey (Pandion haliaetus)
  • Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)
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Click here to download video!American Birds 2 (00:08:22) (American Birds)

  • Ring-billed Gull (Larus delawarensis)
  • several American White pelicans (Pelecanus ergthrorhynchos)
  • amid many Western Gulls (Larus occidentalis)
  • several gulls flying silhouetted against sunset
  • many sea birds at the beach
  • Common Tern (Sterna hirundo)
  • scenic of swampy shore with many flying birds
  • Terns fishing
  • Killdeer (Charadrius vociferous)
  • Least Sandpiper (Calidris minutilla)
  • Spotted Sandpiper (Actitis macularius) walking
  • many Least Sandpipers
  • flocks of Least Sandpipers flying
  • many Least Sandpipers in the surf
  • Piping Plover (Charadrius alexandrinus)
  • scenic view of beach with breakers
  • beach full of plovers
  • scenic of red grasses and shore birds
  • flock of shore birds launchinh
  • Wilson’s Phalarope (Phalaropus tricolor)
  • several American Avocet (Recurvirosta americana) fishing
  • American Avocet breeding colors
  • American Avocet with several Lesser Yellowlegs (Tringa flavipes)
  • Short-billed Dowitcher (Limnodromus griseus)
  • many American Avocets and Sandpipers
  • Marbled Godwit (Limosa fedoa)
  • Marbled Godwit
  • Black-necked Stilt (Himantopus mexicanus)
  • American Avocet
  • Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus)
  • Glossy Ibis close up
  • American Coot (Fullica americana)
  • many American Coot in stream
  • many American Coot close up
  • Common Loon (Gavia immer)
  • Common Loon with chicks
  • Common Loon swimming with chick on back
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Click here to download video!American Birds 3: Plovers and Sandpipers (00:11:27) (American Birds)

Date: 2013
Location: USA wildlife refuges
  • Title Slide: American Birds 3 - Plovers and Sandpipers
  • MS Piping Plover (Charadrius melodus) grooming and walking on beach at water’s edge
  • MS young woman on beach with binoculars FWS logo visible on shirt
  • Back to Plover on beach – joined by second bird
  • Snowy Plover (Charadrius alexandrines) on stony surface also grooming
  • MS -Snowy Plover perched on stones grooming then running
  • MS group of several Black-bellied Plover (Pluvialis squatarola) on beach with one Herring Gull: Larus argentatus mixed in
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  • Switch to large group of Plovers which take flight
  • Black-bellied Plover standing on beach
  • Switch to several Black-bellied Plovers
  • American Golden Plover (Pluvialis dominica) grooming in field
  • Several Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus) running at water’s edge and feeding
  • MS Pair of Killdeer on stones with grassy background
  • Close-up of Killdeer laying on stones, grassy background
  • Pair of spotted eggs where Killdeer was laying – Killdeer comes into picture and stands over eggs
  • Killdeer and pair of Semipalmated Sandpipers (Calidris pusilla) in shallow water grooming
  • Wide angle of several Plovers and Sandpipers on beach
  • Several Semipalmated Sandpipers sleeping on beach
  • Several Sandpipers in water grooming and dipping – some running as water recedes to continue feeding
  • CU Spotted Sandpiper (Actitis macularia) at water’s edge feeding
  • Hudsonian Godwit (Limosa haemastica) close-up on beach walking
  • MS Long-billed curlew (Numenius americanus) in grassy field walking
  • Willet (Tringa semipalmata) walking in shallow water – grassy foreground occasionally dipping
  • Greater Yellowlegs (Tringa melanoleuca) walking and dipping in shallow water at edge of beach – joined by second one which appears to be a Lesser    – – – yellowlegs (Tringa flavipes) – zoom out to follow both birds then zoom in for close-up then zoom out again
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Click here to download video!American Birds 4: Terns and Gulls (00:05:29) (American Birds)

Date: 2013
Location: USA Wildlife Refuges
  • Title Slide: American Birds #4 Gulls and Terns
  • Royal Terns (Thalasseus maximus) – several on land at edge of water – occasional one flies in and lands then all fly off then close-up of 7 birds    grooming and voicing
  • Panning to follow Forster’s tern (Sterna forsteri) in flight
  • Least tern (Sternula antillarum) flies in to another on pole and feeds it a fish – which then flies off with fish in beak
  • Switch to pair of spotted eggs in twig nest
  • Forster’s Tern (Sterna forsteri) flies in and sits on eggs
  • Close-up of Tern egg – white with gray and black spots
  • Close-up of 3 tern eggs in twig nest
  • Several Caspian Terns (Hydrprogne caspia) on beach – one with fish in bill – loud squawking
  • Many Royal Terns (Thalasseus maximus) on jetty (rock) in water, some fly in, some out – loud cawing
  • Five Forster’s Terns (Sterna forsteri) in shallow water preening
  • Several Ring-billed Gulls (Larus delawarensis) on beach at edge of surf with many Semipalmated sandpipers (Calidris pusilla), gulls grooming – Sandpipers feeding in wet sand, surf rolling in
  • Several Herring Gulls (Larus argentatus) in shallow water feeding on what appears to be dead fish in water
  • Short shot of American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) in water
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  • Close-up of Hudsonian Godwit (Limosa haemastica) walking in shallow water
  • Close-up of twig nest with one spotted egg and one chick that lifts head
  • Black Skimmer (Rynchops niger) and American Avocet (Recurvirostra americana) on beach
  • Three Black Skimmers at water’s edge fourth flies past
  • END

Click here to download video!American Birds 5: Long-legged Wading Birds (00:09:44) (American Birds)

Date: 2013
Location: USA wildlife refuges
  • Title Slide: American Birds #5, Long-legged Waders – A
  • MS’s and CU of Clapper Rail (Rallus longirostris) in zoo, Rail makes clapping sound
  • MS American Bittern: (Botaurus lentiginosus) standing in reeds, good frog audio
  • Alternating close-up and medium shots of American Bittern
  • Black-necked Stilt (Himantopus mexicanus) wading in shallow water
  • Stilt takes flight
  • American Avocet (Recurvirostra americana) wading in shallow water – short clip runs only a few seconds, then goes back to Black-necked stilt
  • Several different wading birds – including Sandpipers, Willets and Godwits in surf grooming and feeding
  • Switch to wide angle view
  • Juvenile wading bird on stones
  • Pair of Black-necked Stilts walking at water’s edge joined by third one and several small wading birds with close-up of baby chick
  • Two adult people – FWS logo visible on shirt
  • American Avocet wading and chirping then sailing and grooming
  • Two American Avocets wading and dipping joined by third then several more swimming past from right to left
  • White-faced Ibis (Plegadis chihi) in shallow water and green grass grooming
  • Several dark colored birds in flight (white-faces ibis)
  • Black-crowned Night Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax) in flight – panning to follow
  • Night Heron takes off from marsh – panning to follow in flight
  • Lands in marsh then continues following Night Heron in flight
  • Again lands in marsh – close-up of Heron and two Snowy Egrets (Egreta thula) – third egret appears
  • END

Click here to download video!American Birds 6: Long-legged Wading Birds: (00:07:51) (American Birds)

Date: 2013
Location: USA wildlife refuges
  • Title Slide: American Birds #6 Long-legged Waders B
  • Pair of Great Egrets (Ardea alba) and several snowy egrets (Egretta thula) feeding in shallows
  • Several water birds including Snowy Egrets, Cormorants (Double-crested) (Phalacrocorax auritus) diving and emerging, several Greater    yellowlegs (Tringa melanoleuca)
  • Snowy Egret in flight – panning to follow
  • Three Snowy Egrets in shallows
  • Zoom in for close-up – fishing
  • Close-up of Great Blue Egret (Ardea alba) in shallows – wading and fishing
  • Great Blue heron (Ardea herodias) silhouetted
  • Great BlueHeron flying low over surf and landing (Great Blue)
  • Great Blue joined by 2nd Blue Heron, fight ensues
  • Close-up of head of Great Blue Heron – zoom out to Heron in tree and marsh fishing
  • Many Sandhill Cranes (Grus canadensis) in flight – silhouetted – some landing in marsh among Canada geese, cranes silhouetted in flight
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Click here to download video!American Birds 7: Upland birds (00:09:49) (American Birds)

Date: 2013
Location: USA wildlife refuges
  • Title Slide: American Birds #7 Upland Birds
  • Sharp-tailed grouse (Tympanuchus phasianellus) lekking behavior, good audio, Various WS’s, MS’s and CU’s, males fighting
  • Sage Grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) displaying on lek, CU displaying males, MS Male with two females, MS males wing battle, CU female    feeding, Males Wing battle #2
  • Spruce grouse (Falcipennis canadensis) in boreal forest displaying, Male flies up to tree limb in slo-mo, Male on mossy ground, male displaying,     female in tree feeding, Male in tree, male displays in tree
  • Dusky Grouse (Dendragapus obscurus) – bird turns to show close-up of face – zoom out for full bird view – turns to show back side and walks    off, Male displays on log, CU head w/ sac, MS displaying on log
  • Ruffed grouse (Bonasa umbellus) Two males fighting, one flies off.
  • Wild turkeys (Meleagris gallopavo) 4 males displaying and 2 jakes (young males) joined by several more walking in grassy field, all finally walk    off. Refocus on several males displaying tail feathers, zoom in on two male and one jake then 1 male with “beard” feeding
  • Several Hungarian Partridges running in field – zoom in on single bird walking in tall dried up grass
  • END

Click here to download video!American Birds 8: Raptors (Birds of Prey) (00:10:28) (American Birds)

Date: 2013
Location: USA wildlife refuges
  • Title Slide: American Birds #8, Raptors
  • Close-up view of face of Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus)
  • Close-up of face of red-tailed hawk (Buteo jamaicensis)
  • View of red-tailed hawk in tree eating something
  • Panning to follow path Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) in flight – shadow of bird clearly visible on ground
  • Different angle of view of path Golden Eagle – panning to follow in flight path
  • path Golden Eagle Flight path over grassy field
  • path Golden Eagle Flight path over rust colored grass
  • Panning to follow flight path of Northern Harrier (Circus cyaneus) – several shots
  • Two Bald Eagle chicks (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) in nest
  • Immature bald eagle chases adult in flight, Slo-mo footage
  • Adult Bald Eagle flying Slo-mo
  • Two immature Bald Eagles on limb as ducks fly by slo-mo
  • Immature Eagle arrives on limb, slo-mo
  • Two immature Bald Eagles fly and fight slo-mo
  • Immature Bald Eagle soaring in blue sky
  • Adult Bald Eagle in nest
  • Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) in tree, takes off
  • Osprey flying
  • Osprey chicks in nest
  • Various adult and chick osprey shots
  • END

Click here to download video!American Birds 9: Perching Birds (00:09:31) (American Birds)

Date: 2013
Location: Bird footage from across USFWS Refuge system
  • Indigo Bunting (Passerina cyanea) perched on branch, then flies off, then is seen on tree branch and again flies off
  • Eastern Phoebe (Sayornis phoebe) perched on bare tree branch, flies off
  • Indigo Bunting on branch
  • Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos) perched on branch
  • Dark-eyed Junco (Slate Race) (Junco hyemalis) on ground
  • Swamp Sparrow (Melospiza georgiana) on branch over stream
  • Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia) – perched on thin branch
  • Bobolink (Doliclonyx oryzivorus) perched on horizontal wire – flies off
  • Swamp Sparrow (Melospiza georgiana) – fishing in swamp from low branches
  • Common yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas) flittering from branch to branch
  • American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis) perched on branch, then on wood, then flies away
  • Grasshopper sparrow ( Ammodramaus savannarum) on post
  • Blue-gray gnatcatcher (Polioptila caerulea)
  • Eastern Kingbird (Tyrannus tyrannus)
  • Yellow-headed blackbird (Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus) perched in weeds
  • Grasshopper sparrow ( Ammodramaus savannarum) perched in weeds Juvenile yellow-headed blackbird (Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus) in reeds
  • Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica) perched on sign, zoom in for close-up
  • Sedge wren (Cistothorus platensis) perched in nest on tall weeds. Zoom in for close-up
  • Western Meadowlark (Sturnella neglecta) perched on wire
  • Yellow-headed blackbird (Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus) perched on grass
  • Sedge wren perched on stem of grass
  • END

Click here to download video!American Birds 10: Perching Birds (00:08:14) (American Birds)

  • Large fall flock of Common grackles (Quiscalus quiscula) periodically landing taking off from meadow
  • Several Red-winged blackbirds (Agelaius phoeniceus) perched on branches of bush, some take flight others land, zoom in for close-up
  • Lark Sparrow (Chondestes grammacus) perched atop cornstalk – then takes off
  • Eastern Kingbird (Tyrannus tyrannus) perched on yellow wild flower
  • Red-winged blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus) perched on gray branch
  • Common yellow throat (Geothlypis trichas) perched on weed, flies away
  • Great crested flycatcher (Myiarchus crinitis) on tree branch
  • Anna’s Hummingbird (Calypte anna) perched on bare branch
  • Western Meadowlark (Sturnella neglecta) perched on large bare branch
  • Savannah sparrow (Passerculus sandwichensis) perched on green weed
  • White-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis) upside down on tree trunk
  • Bell’s Vireo (Vireo bellii) feeding young in nest
  • Dark-eyed Junco(Junco hyemalis) on branch
  • White-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis) on tree trunk
  • Bell’s Vireo (Vireo bellii) feeding young in nest
  • Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis)
  • Cliff swallow (Petrochelidon pyrronota) in clay nest
  • Large flock of swallows
  • Ruby-throated hummingbird (Archilochus colubris) perched on branch and at nest
  • Tree full of Starlings (Sturnus vulgaris)
  • Zoom in on European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris) for close-up in tree grooming
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus) on tree trunk pecking hole
  • END

Click here to download video!American Birds 11: Sage Grouse (00:11:59) (American Birds)

Date: 2015
  • WS Sage Grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) displaying on lek
  • WS displaying males
  • MS/CU Two males fighting (wing battle)
  • CU Male displaying, tilt up body from feet
  • CU male’s head
  • MS two female grouse feeding
  • MCU one female feeding
  • MS lone male displaying
  • CU Male’s head
  • Zoom-out to MCU male displaying
  • MS Two males face off
  • WS lek in sun with several birds
  • MS Male gets chased and takes flight
  • CU male’s head in sunlight, tilts
  • CU tailfeathers of male
  • Tilt-up from males fight
  • MS two males
  • MS female courted by male
  • Zoom out to female surrounded by males
  • WS female in middle of lek
  • CU Male’s head, backlit as he displays
  • WS backlit male displays, courts female
  • WS male watches female walk off
  • EWS lone male grouse displays with sage habitat in background
  • MS (dark) two males face off
  • MS two males court two females
  • MS females surrounded by several males displaying
  • EWS lek with many birds in morning light
  • MCU male with two females
  • END

Click here to download video!American Birds 12: Sharp-tailed Grouse (00:09:15) (American Birds)

Date: April 13, 2015
Location: Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge, Montana
Description: Sharp-tailed grouse footage on prairie
  • Sharp-tailed Grouse (Tympanuchas phasianellus) - This whole tape consists of male sharp-tailed grouse doing courtship dances on their spring leks on the Montana prairie. Occasional females (mottled brown-colored) can be seen among the males. Several males fight in “battles” for territory on the lek.
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Click here to download video!American Birds 13: Lesser Prairie Chicken 1 (00:06:00) (American Birds)

Date: May 29, 2015
Location: Roswell and Milnesand, New Mexico

  • Lesser Prairie Chicken (Tympanuchas pallidicinctus), Part A - This whole tape consists of male Lesser Prairie Chickens performing courtship dances on their spring leks on the New Mexico prairie. All footage is Slo-mo, with no audio.
  • END

Click here to download video!American Birds 14: Lesser Prairie Chicken 2 (00:11:40) (American Birds)

Date: May 29, 2015
Location: Roswell and Milnesand, New Mexico
  • Lesser Prairie Chicken (Tympanuchas pallidicinctus), Part B - This whole tape consists of male Lesser Prairie Chickens performing courtship dances on their spring leks on the New Mexico prairie. Several shots are of the prairie habitat, without birds.
  • END

Click here to download video!American Birds 15: Lesser Prairie Chicken 3 (00:10:50) (American Birds)

Date: May 29, 2015

  • Lesser Prairie Chicken (Tympanuchas pallidicinctus) - This whole tape consists of male Lesser Prairie Chickens performing courtship dances on their spring leks on the New Mexico prairie. Several shots are of the prairie habitat, without birds.
  • END

Click here to download video!American Birds 16: Boreal Birds 1 (00:10:00) (American Birds)

Date: May 29, 2015
Location: Silvio O. Conte National Wildlife Refuge, Vermont

  • Spruce grouse (Falcinpennis canadensis) male on ground, in-tree, in tree displaying, female in tree, feeding in evergreen
  • Eastern Phoebe (Sayornis phoebe)
  • Tennessee Warbler (Vermivora peregrina)
  • American Robin (Turdus migratorius)
  • Northern Parula (Parula americana)
  • Gray Jay (Perisoreus canadensis), single, then pair in tree
  • Nashville Warbler (Vermivora ruficapilla), male singing in tree
  • Nashville Warbler (Vermivora ruficapilla), female at nest, then with fecal sac
  • Redwing Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus), subdominant males in tree
  • Indigo Bunting (Passerina cyanea)
  • Chestnut-sided Warbler (Dendroica pensylvanica), WS feeding in tree
  • Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas) male, singing on branch
  • END

Click here to download video!American Birds 17: Boreal Birds 2 (00:08:45) (American Birds)

Date: May 29, 2015
Location: Silvio O. Conte National Wildlife Refuge, Vermont
Description: Various Boreal Birds
  • Black-backed Woodpecker (Picoides arcticus) male in-tree, flies out, female at hole
  • Eastern Phoebe (Sayornis phoebe)
  • Indigo Bunting (Passerina cyanea)
  • Rose-breasted grosbeak (Pheucticus ludoviciamus)
  • Mourning Warbler (Oporornis Philadelphia)
  • Nashville Warbler (Vermivora ruficapilla)
  • Cedar Waxwing (Bombycillia cedrorum)
  • American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla)
  • Blackburnian Warbler (Dendroica fusca)
  • Rose-breasted grosbeak (Pheucticus ludoviciamus)
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler (Dendroica coronata) male, then female
  • Northern Parula (Parula americana)
  • Flycatcher on limb
  • Mourning Warbler (Oporornis Philadelphia)
  • Flycatchers on limb
  • Chestnut-sided Warbler (Dendroica pensylvanica), in tree
  • Canada Warbler (Wilsonia canadensis)
  • Nashville Warbler (Vermivora ruficapilla)
  • American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla)
  • Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas) male, singing on branch
  • Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia)
  • END

Click here to download video!American Birds 18: Roseate Tern and Shorebirds (00:12:20) (American Birds)

Date: May 29, 2015
Location: Nantucket National Wildlife Refuge, Mass., and Ram Island, Mass., and Cape Cod National Seashore, Mass.
Description: Various shorebirds and Roseate Terns

  • American oystercatcher (Haematopus palliates)
  • Common Tern (Sterna hirundo) chick
  • Roseate Tern (Sterna dougallii) on rock
  • Common Terns (Sterna hirundo)
  • Two Common Tern (Sterna hirundo) chicks
  • Common Tern (Sterna hirundo) on nest
  • Group of Roseate and Common Terns at water’s edge
  • Roseate Tern (Sterna dougallii) on rocks
  • Two Roseate Terns (Sterna dougallii) on rocks
  • Roseate Tern on rocks (Sterna dougallii) (6 shots)
  • Common Tern (Sterna hirundo) pair at nest
  • Tern colony with many birds flying
  • Slo-mo of Roseate Tern (Sterna dougallii) flying
  • Many terns on beach (WS, MS)
  • Many terns on beach (EWS, CU)
  • Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus) on shore feeding
  • Piping Plovers (Charadrius melodus) on beach
  • Tire tracks on beach
  • Black-bellied Plover (Pluvialis squatarola) on beach
  • Sanderlings (Calidris alba) on beach
  • Piping Plover (Charadrius melodus) on beach
  • Numerous shorebirds on beach
  • Terns flying and landing at water’s edge
  • Roseate Terns take off (Sterna dougallii)
  • Roseate Terns preening on beach (Sterna dougallii)
  • Lesser Black-backed Gull immature on beach (Larus fuscus)
  • Lesser Black-backed Gull adult on beach (Larus fuscus)
  • Roseate Terns on beach, including immatures andtake off (Sterna dougallii)
  • Roseate Terns on beach, including immatures andtake off (Sterna dougallii)
  • Roseate Terns on beach at water’s edge (Sterna dougallii)
  • Roseate Terns on beach, two adults (Sterna dougallii)
  • Least tern (Sterna antillarum) on beach among seaweed
  • Roseate Terns on beach (Sterna dougallii)
  • END

Click here to download video!American Birds 19: Hummingbirds (00:08:21) (American Birds)

Date: March 7, 2016
Description: Black-chinned Hummingbird; Rufous Hummingbird, Calliape Hummingbird, and Ruby-throated Hummingbird
  • Oncorhynchus aguabonitaTitle slide
  • MS-Black-chinned Hummingbird (male) on limb (Archilochus alexandri)
  • MS - Male Rufous Hummingbird on limb (Selasphorus rufus)
  • MS-“ “ back view
  • MS-“ “ flights with other male
  • MCU-Male Black-chinned Hummingbird on limb (juvenile)
  • CU- “ “
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  • MCU- Male Rufous Hummingbird on limb.
  • WS-Many Hummingbirds at feeder
  • MS-Female Black-chinned Hummingbird on limb
  • CU-Male Rufous Hummingbird on limb (adult)
  • CU-Male Calliape Hummingbird (Selasphorus calliope)
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  • WS-Male Calliape and female Black-chinned Hummingbird in tree
  • WS-Several shots of Hummingbirds perching and fighting
  • CU-Male Ruby-throated Hummingbird on branch
  • CU-Male Ruby-throated Hummingbird on feeder
  • CU- “ “
  • END

Click here to download video!American Birds 20: Bill Types & Feeding Behavior (00:08:30) (American Birds)

Date: May/2012
Description: Bird Biology Course segments
  • Bird Biology Course Bill types and feeding behaviors
  • Bill types: probing, snipe
  • Common Snipe: Gallinago gallinago in shallow water probing
  • Several others appear, also probing for food.
  • Bill types: Spatulate Bills Northern Shoveler
  • Several Northern Shovelers: Anas clypeata in water
  • Close-up of Shoveler, good color in shallow water (standing)
  • Switch to many in water at edge, tall grass background
  • Close-up of one shoveling with head in water
  • Several Shovelers in water
  • Bill types: Raptors/Hooked Osprey
  • Osprey: Pandion haliaetus perched on driftwood with fish in talons tearing pieces and eating
  • Nest with three Osprey nestlings, parent flies in
  • Close-up of parent Osprey tearing pieces and feeding juvenile
  • Bill types: small Warblers
  • Close-up of face of Canada Warbler: Cardellina canadensis
  • Yellow Warbler: Setophaga petechia in tree
  • Yellow Warbler perched on branch in tree, no leaves, blue sky background
  • Yellow-rumped “myrtle” Warbler: Setophaga coronata perched in tree – blue sky background
  • Common Yellow-throat: Geothylpis trichas perched in tree (bare branch) – pale blue background
  • Bill types: Heavy/conical, Finches and Sparrows
  • Dark-eyed Juncos (slate race) slate colored: Junco hyemalis on lightly snow covered ground
  • Harris Sparrow: Zonotrichia querula on partially covered snow – ground
  • Northern Cardinal (male): Cardinalis cardinalis perched on tree trunk eating, zoom in for close-up of face.
  • Bill types: chisel-like: Woodpeckers
  • Downy Woodpecker: Picoides pubescens perched on branch pecking
  • Zoom in for close-up of Downy Woodpecker
  • Osprey in nest on pole – below nest of Pileated Woodpecker: Dryocopus pileatus pecking on pole, zoom in for close-up, chips fly
  • Northern Flicker: Colaptes auratus on branch pecking, good close-up of face
  • Bill types: tube-like: Hummingbirds
  • Rufous hummingbird: Selasphorus rufus (male) perched in branch
  • Wide shot various hummingbirds at feeder
  • Male Calliope hummingbird: Selasphorus calliope on branch
  • Male Ruby-throated Hummingbird: Archilochus colubris drinking at feeder
  • Female Ruby-throated Hummingbird: Archilochus colubris drinking at feeder
  • Juvenile black-chinned Hummingbird Archilochus alexandri on branch
  • Bill types: spear-like: Herons
  • Great Blue Heron: Ardea herodias – perched in tree at nest, two nestlings can be seen in nest
  • Large Silhouetted heron wading at water’s edge spears small fish, duck also silhouetted swims past
  • Green Heron: Butorides virescens perched on branch above water
  • Head of Great Blue Heron, White Morph with small turtle in beak (bill?) flips it around, dips it in water and swallows it
  • Bill types: Small/insect-catching: Swallows
  • Barn Swallow: Hirundo rustica perched on concrete wall
  • Scenic water way in foreground mountains in background, small strip of brush covered land on right many Swallows darting across and around
  • Scenic: green grass foreground with pond, blue sky background, several Barn Swallows darting about
  • Barn Swallow perched on edge of sign, blurred green background
  • Scenic – grassy foreground, brush and road on left, blue sky, several Barn Swallows dashing aboutScenic: waterway through tall grass and reeds; swallows darting across scene
  • Bill types: Small and spear-like , Terns
  • Common Tern: Sterna hirundo perched on moss covered boulders
  • Scenic: Waterway separated by strip of land-reeds and grass in foreground-blue sky background
  • Several Terns darting about, same plunging into water for small fish
  • Close-up of blurred image of common tern plunging into water-big splash-surfaces-sans fish-flies off on right.
  • Another tern dives-big splash-surfaces and flies away
  • Back to scenic
  • Bill types: Skimmer-type; Black skimmer
  • Close-up of three Black Skimmers; Rynchops niger-perched at edge of water, third flies in
  • Sandy beach with several Black Skimmers; some juvenile; Rynchops niger-some walking around - Some standing, some flying past
  • Two Black Skimmers flying low above water-occasionally dropping down and skimming-panning right to follow
  • END

Click here to download video!American Birds 21: Breeding & Habitat Loss (00:10:10) (American Birds)

Date: May/2012
Description: Bird Biology Course segments

  • Bird Biology Course. Breeding, territorial behaviors
  • Laysan Albatross courtship dance Midway Island
  • Two Laysan Albatrosses
  • Continue Laysan Albatrosses: Phoebastria immutabillis doing courtship dance fade to sign
  • Clark’s Grebe Rushing behavior Bear River Refuge Utah
  • Scenic: sunset over water with good color spectral light
  • Two Clark’s Grebe: Aechmophorus clarkii rise from water and break into rushing
  • Fall in to water
  • Two Grebes facing each other and rise from water into rushing behavior
  • Sharp-tailed Grouse Liking Behavior Charles M. Russell NWR Montana
  • Several Sharp-tailed Grouse: Tympanuchus phasianellus on ground in display. Occasional zoom in for close-up of head and rear-end
  • Sage Grouse :Lekking Behavior Charles M. Russell NWR, Montana many pairs of Greater Sage-grouse: Centrocercus urophasianus on ground several in display, zoom in on head and breast
  • Several female and one male Sage-grouse, male exhibiting display close-up of female then two males then zoom out to several Grouse
  • Wild Turkey Displaying/Strutting DeSoto NWR Iowa Nebraska
  • Several Wild turkey toms: Meleagris gallopavo displaying, 2 females in foreground
  • Two Toms side by side – one female cross in front
  • Six males displaying and strutting
  • Bald Eagle, Territorial Fights - DeSoto NWR, Iowa/Nebraska
  • Almost leafless tree (Cottonwood) with nest on left, blue sky background
  • Bald Eagle: Haliaeetus leucocephalus flying and threatening other eagle in tree
  • “threat” continued, two take flight
  • Bald Eagle perched in tree – second eagle comes into view lands next to one in tree
  • Bald Eagle perched in tree, takes off and chases other eagle perched in tree
  • Killdeer Mating/Nesting Squaw Creek NWR Missouri
  • Pair of Killdeer: Charadrius vociferous on grass covered ground
  • Switch to one Killdeer walking at water’s edge joins second one and mounts her
  • Switch to close-up of Killdeer lying on ground
  • Blue-winged Teal Mating Squaw Creek NWR Missouri
  • Several Blue-winged Teal: Anas discors in water several try to mount then they fly off
  • Colonial Nesters Cormorants, gulls, murres in Togiak NWR Alaska
  • . View of side of mountain stony, several birds can be seen at edge one flying in
  • Switch to several Murres: Uria aalge in nests of crevices in rock
  • Large Arctic Tern: Sterna paradisaea comes flying past
  • Double-crested Cormorant comes flying past
  • Switch to craggy side of mountain with several birds (Gulls?) perched on edge, one flies in
    Several Murres perched on ledge of mountain
  • Close-up of group of Common Murres: Uria aalge on the ledge, zoom out to show ledge with the Murres.
  • Colonial Nesters Cliff Swallows Bear River Refuge Utah
  • Rest rooms with swallows going past
  • Several Cliff Swallows: Petrochelidon pyrrhonota flying around shed, some landing in eaves
  • Switch to front of eave with several Swallow nests, occasionally one flies in
  • Close-up of nests, two fly-bys
  • Back to side of shed and several Swallows flying around, some landing, some taking off
  • Habitat Loss
  • Scenic: Ocean shore line with breakers-sandy beach pan right several people on beach-cloudy day
  • Segue to Scenic: Glacier with green trees foreground
  • Glacial ice dripping
  • Close-up of dripping
  • Glacier meets waterway-large piece breaks off
  • Scenic: waterway, brush -3 houses, background tall trees side of mountain
  • Segue to aerial view of large development with lakes, ponds-connecting waterways
  • Segue to aerial view of golf course with lots of houses-segue to further development
  • Shore line with many tall buildings
  • Ariel view of large development
  • Boardwalk with many people shot in “time lapse”
  • Farm machines-large combine cutting corn and pouring into truck
  • END

Click here to download video!American Birds 22: Habitats and Species / Habitat Restoration (00:10:34) (American Birds)

Date: May/2012
Description: Bird Biology Course segments
  • Bird Biology Course-Habitats and Species
  • Habitats and Species-Wetlands-Bear River Refuge Utah
  • Scenic: Waterway-green grass foreground-mountain background
  • Segue to brush with tall green grass background-several Tree Swallows: Tachycineta bicolor perched in brush
  • Segue to scenic-several layers of grasses foreground is waterway-several tree swallows flying around
  • Segue to Scenic: tall grass in foreground-mountains in background pan right
  • Bald Eagle: Haliaeetus leucocephalus soaring-pan to follow flight path
  • Yellow-headed Blackbird; Xanthocephalus xanthoccphalus perched on branch of brush
  • Great Egret: Ardea alba in flight-pan right to follow
  • Scene to three Snowy Egrets: Egretta thula in shallow water feeding
  • Two American Avocet: Recurvirostra americana wading in shallow water and spearing
  • Scenic shallow pond-gray sky low mountains-several shore birds
  • Segue to several American Avocets in winter plumage-some with head in water
  • Scenic: brush and grass in foreground same rust colored-mountain with sliver of gray sky background-many (flock) of shore birds-pan to follow
  • Shallow waterway-green grass and brush background-several shore birds-including American White Pelican; Pelecanus erythrorhynchos, gulls, ducks
  • Scenic: Foreground of shallow waterway-background high mountains few water birds
  • Habitats and Species Grasslands Squaw Creek NWR Missouri
  • Scenic: Sunset orange sky-foreground silhouetted tall grass foreground-slow pan right
  • Tall brush silhouetted against orange/red sky
  • Dickcissel: Spiza americana perched on branch
  • Close-up of Differential Grasshopper: Melanoplus differentialis on vertical green stalk
  • Dickcissel on stem/leaf
  • Tall grass-pan up to show background of tall trees and blue sky
  • Three Dickcissels on brush stems
  • Lark Sparrow: Chondestes grammacus perched on woody stump
  • Sedge Wren: Cistothorus platensis perched in tall grass vocalizing
    Habitats and Species Pine Forest Red Cockaded Woodpecker
  • Scenic-Dense forest-tall trees-green ground cover pan left
  • Red –Cockaded woodpecker: Picoides borealis perched on bark of pine tree
  • Habitats and Species Beach Piping Plover
  • Scenic –sandy beach with slat fence and green brush Blue sky with white (small) cloud
  • Sandy beach with white broken shells. Piping Plover: Charadrius melodus standing on beach
  • Switch to close-up of the plover
  • Switch back to beach-plover enters scene from left
  • Four spotted tan eggs in sand
  • Scenic: beach-sandy at water’s edge with breakers-pale blue sky-pan right to show several people playing in sand
  • Habitats and species Prairie - Sharp-tailed grouse
  • Scenic-pale amber grass in foreground-small trees-low mountains-blue sky
  • Three sharp-tailed grouse: Tympanuchus phasianellus moving around on ground
  • Close-up of grouse
  • Back to three grouse running around
  • Close-up of grouse stamping feet and spreading wings and flaring tail and walking around, and hooting
  • Several grouse on ground two more fly in from right
  • Habitats and Species Woodlands - Wild Turkey
  • Three wild turkey toms in display and walking in grass
  • Several female wild turkeys: Meleagris gallopavo walking in grass foraging-a deer partially enters from left
  • Female turkey-partially hidden enters from left
  • Wild turkey tom in display enters from right
  • Hunter dressed in camo-hiding behind fallen tree-turkeys walking in grass
  • Segue to three turkeys silhouetted in tree with orange sky-one flies off

Habitat Restoration – Prescribed fire

  • Scenic: blue sky-dense trees –rust colored ground with foreground dark from burn off – fire enters from right see smoke and burned area increasing –Firefighter present on leading edge of burn-second ranger enters from left-the third one enters-burn continues with lots of gray/while smoke
  • Several more firefighters enter scene
  • Seque to blackened (burned) area on ground-smoldering on top lots of smoke, trees and blue sky background
  • Three wild turkey females strolling across open ground
  • Tom turkey enters scene from right and strolls across field
  • Habitat Restoration – Pelican Island Restoration (Shell-dumping)
  • Helicopter taking off vertically green grass foreground trailer truck on right also helmeted firefighter on right
  • Large container with tow line being filled from large pile of shells by backhoe-container lifted off ground by copter-taken to bay and dropped
  • Bay with tufts of grass growing in patches several people seen planting.
  • Habitat Restoration Prairie Potholes
  • Aerial view with aircraft entering from left-aircraft shadow on ground-pan right to follow-single fix
  • END

Click here to download video!American Birds 23: Coloration and Diversity (00:10:42) (American Birds)

Date: May 2012
Description: Habitat Restoration & Coloration Segments for Bird Biology Course
  • Bird Biology Course
  • Coloration Coloration Red-winged Blackbird Displaying
  • Red –winged blackbird: (Agelaius phoeniceus) perched on bare stick over green grass spreading wings and vocalizing
  • Blackbird perched on branch with following label: “Red-winged blackbird subdominant male” eventually flies off
    Coloration- Sharped-tailed Grouse displaying
  • Sharp-tailed grouse: (Tympanuchus phasianellus) on ground-wings spread –tail raised-stamping on ground-hooting (displaying)
  • Close up head shot of Grouse
  • Female Sharp-tailed Grouse with label on bottom: “Sharp-tailed Grouse Female”
  • Coloration- American Redstart
  • American Redstart: (Setophaga ruticilla) being held in hands and having wing spread-close-up of head
  • Coloration: Eastern Bluebirds (Male vs Female)
  • Close-up Eastern Bluebird (male); (Sialia sialis) perched on branch vocalizing
  • Eastern bluebird (female) close-up perched on branch
  • Eastern Bluebird perched on branch-second one flies in then flies off another one seen on right then both take flight
  • Coloration: Ruby-throated Hummingbird (Female vs. Male)
  • Ruby-throated hummingbird (male) (Archilochus colubris) on limb
  • Ruby-throated hummingbird (male) at feeder
  • Ruby-throated hummingbird (female) at feeder
  • Coloration-Wood Ducks (Female vs. Male)
  • Three wood ducks (close-up fills frame) 1 male and 1 female and 1 juvenile-in water; (Aix sponsa)
  • Coloration- Mallard Ducks (Female vs. Male)
  • Mallards: (Anas platyrhynchos) close up in water female-swims off right then male enters from left and swims off right
  • Coloration: Cinnamon Teal (Anas cyanoptera) (Female vs. Male)
  • Cinnamon teal close-up (male and female) in water with grass grooming and feeding-female swims off scene on right
  • Coloration: Cryptic Coloration (Camo)
  • Puerto Rican Parrot (Amazona vittata) close up
  • Rutous-sided towhee: (Pipilo erythrophthalmus) perched in tree somewhat behind small branches vocalizing
  • Marsh Wren: (Cistothorus palustris) close-up-perched among marshes
  • Killdeer: (Charadrius vociferous) close-up sitting on ground
  • Lesser Yellowlegs: (Tringa flaripes) walking in marsh occasionally dipping
  • Coloration: Colorful Birds
  • Northern Cardinal (male)perched on branch; (Cardinalis cardinalis) vocalizing
  • Yellow headed Balckbird: (Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus) perched on vertical shaft of sedge-takes flight right
  • Great Blue heron: (Ardea Herodia)s-close up begins on body-pans upward to head
  • Redhead (duck) (Aythya Americana) in water-grass reflection in water
  • Western meadowlark (Sturnella neglecta) perched on barbed wire vocalizing
  • American Avocet: (Recurvirostra americana) swimming occasionally dipping
  • Close-up of Ruddy Duck: (Oxyura jamaicensis) in water swimming
  • Common Yellowthroat (Geothylpis trichas) perched on vertical branch-blue sky background
  • American Goldfinch: (Carduelis tristis) perched in tree feeding on rust-colored fruit
  • Glossy Ibis: (Plegadis falcinellus) standing in grassy marsh grooming
  • Roseate Spoonbill (Platalea ajaja) standing in water preening
  • Anhinga (Anhinga anhinga) –standing on branch just above water drying wings spread out-then close up of head
  • Painted bunting (Passerina ciris) perched on (close up) branch feeding
  • Red-headed woodpecker (Melanerpes erythrocephalus) perched on stump pecking wood
  • Snowy Egret (Egretta thula) standing in water
  • Common Loon (Gavia immer) in water swimming
  • Title: Overview video-Bird Diversity
  • Scenic: late sunset with sun setting over trees in background – spectral lighting on water in foreground
  • Pair of Clark’s grebes (Aechmophorus clarkii) rustling, eventually duck down beneath the water
  • Western meadowlark (Sturnella neglecta) perched on barbed wire warbling
  • Eared grebe (Podiceps nigricollis) head shot (close-up) on water
  • Group of water birds including Roseate spoonbill (Platalea ajaja), White pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos), Brown pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis), White ibis (Eudocinus albus) – all on water – some flying in, some out
  • Baltimore Oriole (Icterus galbula) (head shot) perched among lilac colored flowers
  • Common loon (Gavia immer) in water with chick on back
  • Mountain side with many flying birds
  • Great egret (Ardea alba) taking flight
  • Tree with green foliage and many Tree swallows (Tachycineta bicolor) – some perched, some hovering, some landing, some taking flight
  • Dickcissel (Spiza Americana) perched on green leafy plant
  • Barn swallow (Hirundo rustica) flying in from right and landing on bare stem over water
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler (Setophaga coronata) perched
  • END

Click here to download video!American Birds 24: Migration (00:05:34) (American Birds)

Date: May/2012
Description: Bird Biology Course segments
  • Bird Biology Course, Migration
  • Migration; Spring Shore birds ; Squaw Creek NWR, Missouri
  • Scenic: Waterway with strips of land-many small birds flitting about
  • Segueing into shallow water and several silhouetted, sandpipers standing in water and probing beneath surface for food-suddenly fly off
  • Scenic: water foreground-grassy background-large flock of shorebirds
  • Large flock of small shore birds flying near water surface-pan to follow as they fly higher
  • Several small shore birds wading-including Wilson’s Phalarope; (Phalaropus tricolor), Lesser Yellowlegs (Tringa flavipes), and American Avocet (Recurvirostra Americana)
  • American Avocet close up at first with head in water then pulls head up for good view of entire bird-continues brushing bottom for food
  • Segue to Wilson’s Phalarope (Phalaropus tricolor) in water, rears up and opens wings
  • Migration: Spring Woodland Birds, DeSoto NWR, Iowa, Nebraska
  • Northern Oriole (“Baltimore”) (Icterus galbula) close up of head and breast perched in redbud blooms
  • Yellow Warbler (Setophaga petechia) perched on branch, zoom in slightly
  • Yellow Warbler on branch, pan to follow bird flitting from branch to branch
  • Many tree Swallows (Tachcineta bicolor) flying around tree some landing others perched still others taking flight
  • Tree Swallows close-up perched on branch cleaning self
  • Many Tree Swallows perched on bare branches of tree; suddenly all take flight leaving bare branches
  • American Goldfinch (Carduelis tristis) perched in tree and eating berries
  • Orchard Oriole (Icterus Spurius) perched in tree-blue sky background
  • Migration: Fall Waterfowl
  • Three Canada Geese (Branta canadensis) with heads tucked under wing in snow
  • Several Canada Geese in flight (Slo-motion) -pan right to follow
  • Wide shot of scenic waterway with rust colored grass in foreground-dark cloudy sky and many many snow geese flocksflying in both directions
  • Canada geese , many take flight-some remain on gound in small pond
  • Several flocks of waterfowl flying in different directons-water and rust colored grass in foreground, blue sky with white and gray cloud in background
  • Several Snow Geese (Chen caerulescens) in shallow water with weeds
  • Same geese-different (late afternoon) lighting
  • Same as abobr but close-up
  • Large snow geese flocks-some landing, some taking flight, some in water
  • Five snow geese in “V” formation
  • Many snow geese in “V” formation moon can be seen in pink sky
  • Many snow geese flying past right to left in pink sky
  • Thousands of shore birds-orange sky of sunset-back lit
  • Wide angle view of trees silhouetted against sky panning left to right with large flocks of snow geese
    Many ducks-shot head-on against blue sky-wispy white clouds
  • Scenic: Water way foreground with several Mallard (Anas Platyrhynchos) in water-backgrouond of partially snow covered bank and driftwood
  • Several Greater White-fronted Geese (Anser albitrons) in flight-some gliding past some flapping wings.-Some getting ready to land
  • Pair of American Black Ducks fishing through ice (Anas rubripes)
  • Pair (Male and female) Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus) swimming-snowfall at about 30 degree angle
  • Several Mergansers-background of partially snow covered bank and driftwood
  • Several species of ducks in water-including Northern Pintail (Anas acuta), Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata), Canvasback (Aytha valisineria)
  • Close-up of Northern Pintail in water-some weeds-good reflection
  • Large outcrop of rust colored weeds in waterway with several different ducks including Northern Shoveler
  • Many shore birds flying and among them is a Bald Eagle (Hatiaeetus leucocephalus )
  • END

Click here to download video!American Insects 1 (00:10:09) (Fish and Wildlife)

  • Slate
  • Dog Violet with small flies
  • CU violet flower and fly
  • MS Painted trillium with fly
  • CU Painted trillium with fly
  • WS Swarms of Midge flies
  • CU Orange Dragonfly on twig (Flame Skimmer)
  • MS,ECU Orange Dragonfly on twig (Flame skimmer)
  • MS Red ant on Butterfly weed flower
  • MS,CU Black and white Dragonfly on stick (female Widow Skimmer)
  • MS Widow Skimmer Dragonfly on stick, flies away
  • MS Small pool of clear water with Water strider
  • MS Water Striders mating on water’s surface
  • MS Green Drake Mayfly on wooden rail
  • CU Green Drake Mayfly on wooden rail
  • MCU Bronze Copper Butterfly
  • Tilt-up Green weed to Common Blue Damselfly
  • CU Painted Lady Butterfly
  • CU Sideview Common Blue Damselfly
  • MS Sideview Common Blue Damselfly swinging tail
  • CU Grasshopper on green leaf
  • MS Bee and beetles on Partridge Pea flower
  • CU Bee and Beetles on Partridge Pea flower
  • CU Firefly mimic on purple flower
  • CU Blue Hairstreak Butterfly on purple spiky flower
  • WS Lake with green bush in foreground
  • MS Mayflies swarming off bush and swallows eating them
  • CU Giant Brown Mayfly on leaf
  • CU Damselfly on rock eats Mayfly
  • CU Giant Mayfly trapped in spider web – struggles
  • MS 3 Mayflies in web
  • CU Shadows of Mayflies on rock
  • Pan Damselfly eating Mayfly
  • MS, CU Two Damselflies mating on rock at water’s edge
  • MS Mayfly on grass
  • MS.CU Mayflies on Giant Ragweed
  • WS,MS Mayflies on grasses
  • CU 5 Mayflies under leaf
  • MS Many Mayflies in web
  • MS Caterpillar on green twig
  • CU Blue Dasher Dragonfly female (yellowish) on briar
  • CU Blue Dasher Dragonfly (male) on stick
  • MS Bumblebee on Pickerel weed flower
  • Flame skimmer Dragonfly on top of twig
  • END

Click here to download video!American Insects 2 (00:10:08) (Fish and Wildlife)

Date: April 13, 2015
Location: National Conservation Training Center, WV and around the USFWS Refuge System

  • Grasshopper (Katydid) calling on blade of grass – several shots
  • Cicada emerging from soil, climbing tree, Time-lapse of emerging from nymphal husk, drying wings
  • Pearl Crescent Butterfly (Phycoides thuros), on Black-eyed Susan flower
  • Gulf Frittilary Butterfly (Agraulis vanillae)
  • Two Great Spangled Fritillary (Speyeria cybele) Butterflies on orange butterfly weed flowers, Monarch butterfly caterpillar below
  • Common Buckeye Butterfly (Junonia coenia) on white flower, CU of wing and head
  • Two Butterflies mating – Cloudless Sulphur Butterflies (Phoebis sennae), Cloudless Sulphur feeding on cardinal flower
  • Female Black Swallowtail Butterfly (Papilio polyxenes) on buttonbush flower
  • Passionflower (Passiflora incarnata) zoom-in to Gulf Fritillary caterpillar (Agraulis vanillae) eating leaves, CU caterpillar eating leaves
  • 18-spot Ladybug (ladybird beetle) on leaf (Harmonia axyridis)
  • Large milkweed bugs (Oncopeltus fasciatus), two adult milkweed bugs and several nymphs (juveniles)
  • Dragonfly – “Blue Dasher” (Pachydiplax longipennis) eating prey on grass stem
  • Dragonfly – “Halloween Pennant” (Celithemis eponina) perched on top of grass stem
  • Fishing spider (Dolomedes triton) on leaf in water, eating water strider
  • Grasshopper on grass seed head
  • Many shots of damselflies – “ebony jewelwings” (Calopteryx maculata), on grass by stream, on flowers, on leaves, fluttering over water, rack-focuses
  • END

Click here to download video!American Paddlefish (00:10:05) (Fish & Wildlife)

  • Information Screen
  • WS several paddlefish swimming, pallid sturgeon
  • MS paddlefish swims
  • MS several paddlefish swim past camera
  • MS paddlefish swim past camera
  • MS paddlefish swims to, past camera, tilt down to shovelnose sturgeon
  • WS / MS paddlefish swimming
  • MS paddlefish swimming
  • WS paddlefish swimming
  • WS / MS paddlefish swimming
  • CU paddlefish swimming
  • MS paddlefish swimming
  • WS / tracking shot, juvenile paddlefish swimming
  • WS juvenile paddlefish, adult paddlefish
  • MS juvenile paddlefish, adult paddlefish
  • Tracking shot, juvenile paddlefish swimming
  • WS juvenile and paddlefish swimming
  • WS juvenile paddlefish swimming
  • WS juvenile paddlefish swimming
  • WS adult paddlefish swimming
  • WS smallmouth bass, tilt up to MS adult paddlefish
  • WS juvenile and paddlefish swimming
  • WS juvenile and paddlefish swimming
  • WS / MS two adult paddlefish swimming

Click here to download video!American Landscape 1 (00:13:03) (People & Places)

  • Sunset/sunrise shot over wetland
  • Sunset shot over wetland with waterfowl
  • Winter wetland scene of river/creek
  • Tugboat pushing 2 barges up a river
  • Sky/clouds over river scene - speeded up – fast motion effect
  • River and ice chunks – winter scenes
  • Various wetland and marsh scenes and bottomland hardwood type wetland
  • Upland forest flat land meeting rising hill
  • Sunset shot wetland with waterfowl
  • Aerial of river corridor with good quality habitat either sides
  • Aerials of mountains with limestone or granite type rock projections
  • Aerial of same river corridor
  • Aerial of forested mountain slopes
  • Storm clouds speed across sky over scenic area
  • Forest canopy
  • Tree canopy – camera pans smoothly up
  • Leaves
  • River and bank footage via boat camera– smooth motion
  • Vast Everglades-looking wetland and marsh
  • Nuclear power plant cooling tower in background with marsh in foreground (good energy shot)
  • Marsh wetland tidal shots
  • Leaves reflected in water pull back to bottomland hardware wetland
  • Wetland scenes with ospreys flying to nest platform
  • Salt marsh wetland
  • Osprey nest shot again
  • Sunset or sunrise shots of wetland
  • Wetland scenes in daylight
  • Ocean beach shot – churned up wave action
  • People surf fishing on beach
  • Another ocean shot from the beach looking out onto ocean with dramatic lighting
  • River shot
  • Wetlands – various shots
  • Beach grasses
  • Wind Turbines against city skyline background (good energy shot)
  • Cars on highway – good transportation /car shot
  • Woods in snow – pan and stable
  • Wetlands in winter
  • Wind turbine shots (several, some closeup – very nice)
  • Wetland tidal marsh
  • Wooded area – Forest -- pan
  • Gull on National Wildlife Refuge sign
  • Salt marsh tidal wetland – slow pan up to wider shot
  • Marsh Wetland – Slow pan over mud flats
  • Forest – slow pan up into mid-canopy –
  • Wetlands Marsh tidal salt – various pans
  • Wetland with surface insects
  • Wetland scenes, wood duck nest box in far background
  • Wetland scenes with mountains in background
  • Birdwatching couple on dock overlooking marsh
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Click here to download video!American Landscapes-2 (00:09:16) (People & Places)

  • Rocky Canyon in fall with snowflakes (Glacier National Park, MT)
  • wide shot of glacier nestled in mountains with lake in foreground (Glacier National Park, MT)
  • close up shot of glacier (Glacier National Park, MT)
  • pan of snowy mountains and glacier (Glacier National Park, MT)
  • various shots of glacier (Glacier National Park, MT)
  • fall grasses in and around wetland
  • clouds over mountains, fall hillside in foreground (MT)
  • snowy mountains (MT)
  • colorful fall overlook of Missouri River (Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge, MT)
  • medium shot yellow cottonwood trees in fall (Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge, MT)
  • pan of cottonwoods (Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge, MT)
  • aerial view of cottonwoods (Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge, MT)
  • pink sunrise over prairie (Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge, MT)
  • wide shot sunrise over foggy Missouri River (Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge, MT)
  • pan thunderstorm clouds over prairie (Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge, MT)
  • pan badlands and cliffs (Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge, MT)
  • pan of wetlands neat Fort Peck Lake (Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge, MT)
  • time lapse clouds over prairie in summer (Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge, MT)
  • pan of red clouds over Missouri River Valley (Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge, MT)
  • medium shot of desert with hills (Kofa National Wildlife Refuge, AZ)
  • moon over hills and cactus (Kofa National Wildlife Refuge, AZ)
  • close up of cactus (Kofa National Wildlife Refuge, AZ)
  • wide shot of desert canyons (Kofa National Wildlife Refuge, AZ)
  • various cactus and landscapes (Kofa National Wildlife Refuge, AZ) several aerial views of mountains and desert (Kofa National Wildlife Refuge, AZ)
  • medium shot of couple on pier overlooking lake (Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge)
  • wide shot of wetland with mountains in background (San Francisco Bay NWR, CA)]
  • wide shot fall wetland with ducks in water (San Francisco Bay NWR, CA)
  • pan of fall wetland with red plants (San Francisco Bay NWR, CA)
  • low angle of lake in summer with rushes in foreground (San Francisco Bay NWR, CA)
  • wide shot over placid lakes (San Francisco Bay NWR, CA)
  • close ups of clump of aquatic plants in lake (San Francisco Bay NWR, CA)
  • silhouetted marshes in open water with gulls flying over (San Francisco Bay NWR, CA)
  • coastal medium shot with ocean breakers on beach (San Francisco Bay NWR, CA)
  • close ups of waves (San Francisco Bay NWR, CA)
  • pan of wetlands with red vegetation (San Francisco Bay NWR, CA)
  • pan of green wetlands (San Francisco Bay NWR, CA)
  • medium shot with various shore birds at red coastal wetlands (San Francisco Bay NWR, CA)
  • wide shots with various shore birds at red coastal wetlands (San Francisco Bay NWR, CA)
  • wide shots of shore bird flocks twisting and turning (San Francisco Bay NWR, CA)
  • pan fall wetland with grey clouds overhead (San Francisco Bay NWR, CA)
  • medium shot of coastal waves lapping at the shore (San Francisco Bay NWR, CA)
  • wide shot of rocky shore with waves lapping at the shore (San Francisco Bay NWR, CA)
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Click here to download video!American Landscapes 3 (00:08:25) (People & Places)

Date: 09/2015
Location: National Bison Range, Montana
Description: Scenic Mix
  • Small waterway in center of image-foreground of green grass red, rust colored brush. Background evergreen trees and blue sky-pan right-slightly
  • Watgerway enters from bottom left and flows to middle of image then splits off-bank on left grass and small trees-brush-right has tall evergreens background of mountains , blue sky-white clouds can see movement of water
  • Entire foreground of waterway mid ground of grassy field with small trees-background of mountains gray/blue sky, dark clouds
  • Open meadow with small trees-background of mountains blue sky-dark clouds
  • Watgerway enters from bottom left and flows to middle of image then splits off-bank on left grass and small trees-brush-right has tall evergreens background of mountains , blue sky-white clouds can see movement of water
  • Similar image-less wide angle
  • Begin pan right for short distance
  • Small waterway in foreground with brush left and right, midground of meadow and hills-background of mountains and gray sky-can see water moving
  • Waterway in center bottom-both sides have green brush-background of blue sky with white and gray clouds
  • Hillside at about 30 degree angle studded with evergreens pale blue sky, whispy white clouds
  • Zoom in slightly-less sky
  • Autumn colors-dense brush and grass-mostly rust colored, foreground background of trees
  • Top of hillside with many evergreen trees-pale blue sky
  • Three redbelly turtles: Pseudemys rubriventris perched on large outcrop moving slightly
  • Rapidly flowing waterway shallow rocks in water-foreground of tall amber colored grass –background green grass and brush
  • Waterway in center of image-foreground of tall grass and brush right and left trees-background of low mountains, pale blue sky, white clouds
  • Waterway with large rock in middle near bank and far bank of grass and bursh
  • Horizontal waterway trees on left brush on right-pale blue sky mountains white and gray clouds in back ground
  • Waterway-horizontal –foreground tall grass-background various colored brush and small trees smidgeon of blue sky and white clouds on left
  • Zoom in Waterway-horizontal –foreground tall grass-background various colored brush and small trees smidgeon of blue sky and white clouds on left
  • Meadow-evergreen on left-small trees midrange background of tall mountains snow covered-gray sky
  • Waterway flowing right foreground to upper left of image-banks with grass and brush
  • Horizontal waterway flowing right to left small trees both sides mountains blue sky gray and white clouds
  • ZigZag waterway with brush grass and small trees both sides-Hillside-ocher colored background hills
  • Large hillside foreground-scrub brush-large mountains background gray and white clouds
  • Foreground flat grass covered mid ground of trees-background of high mountains-blue sky gray clouds pan left then right
  • Angled hillside with tree line at top-blue sky with large white and gray colored clouds
  • Zoom in on top of hillside with evergreen tree line
  • Zoom out slightly
  • Open meadow foreground-trees mid ground, high snow covered mountains with low gray and white clouds in background
  • Top of mountains gray and white hazy colored
  • Same mountains but foreground of tan hillside and trees
  • Rust colored brush in foreground trees mid range-tall snow covered mountains in background Zoom out alightly-tall tree on left
  • END

Click here to download video!American Mammals 1 (00:09:30) (Fish and Wildlife)

Date: 09/09/2013
Location: USA National Wildlife Refuges
Description: Wildlife Footage from around the refuge system
  • MS downed trees, grey, Black Bear (Ursus americanus) moving between trees
  • MS Black Bear near downed trees, light green grass
  • MS Black Bear walking near downed tree, brush in foreground
  • MS Grizzly Bear (Ursus arctos) at Yellowstone National Park, in shallow water eating remains of deer, steel grey water, brown and green grassy    shore, camera moves away quickly
  • MS similar to previous clip, bear lifts head and looks around
  • MS Grizzly Bear walking, brown dirt, patches of green grass, snow blowing through air, dark forest in background, stop and shakes while facing camera
  • MS Grizzly Bear eating, dark forest background, heavy snow blowing, snow sticking to bears coat, patchy green grass
  • MS Grizzly Bear laying on patchy green grass, dark forest background, eating, light snow falling, snow sticking to bear, stands up and continues to eat
  • WS Gray Wolf (Canis lupus) at Yellowstone National Park. Dark coat, green/brown grass, lighter colored wolf passes through view, third wolf –    medium colored grey joins the pair, 4th wolf comes into view
  • MS Gray Wolf with nearly black coat eating, tall brown grasses in foreground, green grass, full body profile
  • MS dark Gray Wolf walking, tall brown grasses, green grass
  • CS Coyote (Canis latrans) laying in green grass
  • MS Coyote in tall brown/grey grass, walks to left as camera follows, full body profile, coyote jumps, looks up at camera, turns and walks away
  • MS Coyote in tall light brown grass digging catches and eats small rodent, walks away
  • CS American Badger (Taxidea taxus), green and brown grass and brush
  • MS Similar to previous clip
  • CS Badger eating green shrub, turns and looks at camera
  • CS Badger moving to right through green grass, turns and runs away from direction of camera
  • MS Badger lying on ground, smaller badgers come into view from hold in ground, one smaller badger climbs over the largest adger, brown dirt, brown/green grasses and brush
  • MS similar to previous clip, largest badger backs away from smaller badger and lays down, zooms in on badger face, smaller badgers move into view playful small badgers
  • END

Click here to download video!American Mammals 2 (00:09:30) (Fish and Wildlife)

Date: 09/09/2013
Location: USA National Wildlife Refuges
Description: Wildlife Footage from around the refuge system
  • WS light green field, buffalo herd – American Bison (Bison bison), dark forest in background, many buffalo visible
  • CS Buffalo walking toward right, sniffs and paws at ground, turns and rolls in dirt, dust cloud, dry grass, light brown dirt
  • MNS large herd of Buffalo moving quickly across dry grass field
  • CS large male Buffalo walking through tall golden/green grass
  • MS 2 buffalo standing on grassy hill, looking toward camera
  • MS profile view of Elk (Cervus elaphus), light brown grass
  • MS Bull elk at river edge, good audio, Elk lifts head and calls
  • WS Elk harem, multiple elk,
  • CS female elk eating at river edge, standing in water, lifts head and chews, faces toward camera, tall tan grass, dark blue water
  • CS Bull Elk on tan grassy incline, walks to left, stop s, lifts head and calls, good audio
  • WS two Elk antler battling, tan grass
  • WS Elk, tan hills, 2 groups of 2 bulls each, antler battling
  • MS 2 Mule Deer (Odocoileus hemionus) bucks, tall tan grass
  • MS profile Mule Deer buck, tall tan grass, zoom out, second Mule Deer buck
  • MS Mule Deer doe, head down eating light tan grass
  • Mule Deer buck eating tan grass, full body profile, zooms in on head
  • MS Mule deer in velvet eating tops of green grasses, head sticking out from behind greenery
  • MS White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus) doe, head held high, sneezes, snot drips from nose, tall/green grass, dark green trees in background
  • MS 2 White-tailed bucks, smaller buck irritates larger buck until they fight, smaller buck gives in quickly, larger buck scratches back with hind leg, dark forest background, tan and green grass
  • MS White-tailed buck standing in tall reddish brown grasses, turns away from camera and jumps as he moves away from camera
  • MS White-tailed buck standing in green grass near gravel road, tan and dark brown brushy background
  • MS White-tailed doe running through green grass, snall fawn joins, green trees in background
  • MS White-tailed deer carcass green grass
  • CS White-tailed deer carcass, close shot of bones
  • CS White-tailed deer carcass, close shot of skull, spine and ribs
  • END

Click here to download video!American Mammals 3 (00:07:15) (Fish and Wildlife)

Date: 09/09/2013
Location: USA National Wildlife Refuges
Description: Wildlife Footage from around the refuge system
  • MS Desert Bighorn Sheep (ovis candensis nelsoni) mother with young lamb, tan rocky background
  • MS Desert Bighorn Sheep on dark rocky ridge, blue sky
  • MS Desert Bighorn Sheep on brown rocky ridge, blue sky
  • MS Desert Bighorn Ewe and lamb on rocky ridge, blue sky, both face camera
  • MS Desert Bighorn Ewes and lambs (2 sets) on rocky ridge, profile, sparse tree, blue sky
  • MS Pronghorn Antelope (Antilocapra americana) in dark brush
  • MS Pronghorn Does, brown grass, pans right to another group of does (5), pans left, Pronghorns eating
  • MS White-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) buck, non-typical rack, walking, profile, tan grass, camera follows as buck walks left and out of sight behind taller grasses
  • CS Pronghorn buck laying down chewing, tan grass background, zooms out
  • CS Pronghorn buck chewing, profile, tan grass, pans up to antlers and down to face, zooms out, shakes head
  • MS Pronghorn herd, golden tan grasses
  • MS Pronghorn buck running, golden colored grasses
  • MS Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep (Ovis Canadensis) laying in tan grass
  • WS 3 Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep lying in tan grass, rocky
  • CS Rocky Mountain Bighorn sheep male laying down chewing, facing camera
  • MS Bighorn sheep male at base of tree, sticks on ground in background, walks to right, zooms in, turn toward camera, drops ead to eat, tan grass, rocky ground
  • CS Bighorn sheep male close-up of face, tan grass, lifts head and turns to look at camera
  • MS Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep male walks toward another Bighorn, one leans against the other
  • MS Bighorn Sheep male with head held up, profile, tan grassy hill
  • CS Bighorn Sheep male close-up of face, zooms out to show whole head, nearly motionless profile shot
  • END

Click here to download video!American Mammals 4: Coyote (00:08:22) (Fish and Wildlife)

Date: March 4, 2016
  • This BRoll consists of various shots of Coyotes in a hay field at Bosque del Apache NWR, New Mexico, in Summer. Coyotes howl repeatedly and run around in field near hay bales. Shot in Summer 2014
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Click here to download video!American Mammals 5: Black Bear and Javelina B-Roll (00:09:17) (Fish and Wildlife)

Date: March 4, 2016
  • MS-Tilt-down of Black Bear (Ursus americanus) eating apples under Pine trees
  • CU- Bears muzzle eating apples
  • MCU-Bear laying down while eating
  • CU-Bear’s face
  • MS-Javelinas (Pecari tajacu) foreging in grass (several shots – WS, MS)
  • MCU-Javelinas eating along roadside and cross road
  • END

Click here to download video!American Mammals 6: Best of Bison Range B-Roll (00:10:23) (Fish and Wildlife)

Date: 09/2015
Location: National Bison Range, Montana
  • Pronghorn Antelope (Antilocapra Americana). Several shots (WS, MS, CU). Bucks with grass in horns, bucks fighting, buck CU-breathing in cold air. Two antelopes running, WS herd of Antelope, young buck, MS large buck in field.
  • Mule Deer (Odocoileus hemionus) large buck with big antlers browsing in weeds – several shots (WS, MS).
  • White-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) female in weeds looking at camera, two does in field WS. Small White-tailed Deer back in field. MCU doe grazing, three does walking in Fall field, MCU and WS doe grazing, white-tailed deer buck goes under fence, walks through bushes and passes second large buck.
  • Elk (Cervus Canadensis). Elk bull with several femals (cow) Elk, two large bull elk pacing near each other, MCU large Bull Elk in field, MCU two large bull elk – threateneing to fight. Large Bull Elk running amongst cow elk, MCU large Bull Elk by creek, WS Bull Elk silhouetted against orange sky, WS Elk Bull and cow in field with mountains in background.
  • American Bison (Bison bison). Large male Bison grazes in Fall field. WS one bison rests while Bull grazes. CU bison rolling in dust. WS small Bison herd walks across field. MCU female Bison and calf cross field. WS small group of Bison playing in field. Elk Bison kicking up dust. WS lone Bison on hill with mountain in background. CU Bison grazing.
  • Rock Mountain Bighorn Sheep (Ovis Canadensis). MCU group of 5 Rams walking on hillside. CU large Ram, WS group of Rams on hill with blue sky. MCU 4 Rams standing and chewing. Tilt-up of Ram from reflection in pond. CU Ram’s head, MS small Ram comes down to pond. CU ram drinking green water, MS two rams run downhill to pond, WS 4 rams at pond. CU Ram drinking by racks. Ram turns and walks away.
  • END

Click here to download video!American Mammals 7: Pronghorn (00:11:42) (Fish and Wildlife)

Date: 09/2015
Location: National Bison Range, Montana
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service HD-B roll Pronghorn Antelope
  • Close-up of head of Pronghorn (American Antelope); Antilocapra americana-pan to follow as it strolls in field-occasionally feeding
  • Switch to view of hillside and full size antelope
  • Pronghorn trotting left to right-background nicely blurred
  • Switch to pronghorn cautering right to left runs to second antelope
  • Close up of face of Pronghorn begins to run right to left
  • Two Pronghorn in field of autumn colored grassy field eventually split-up –one running to left-other walking to right-brakes into gallop
  • Pronghorn with some brush hanging on antlers - Walking right to left second Pronghorn comes into view and walks past
    Two Pronghorns locking horns duking it out - Then split up
  • Pronghorn pawing ground-pan up to reveal three others in field feeding
  • Two Pronghorns side by side
  • Scenic hillside with mountain and blue sky background. Pronghorn in lower right corner of field
  • Pronghorn at edge of forest
  • Two Pronghorn running side by side left to right
  • Pronghorn close-up of head snorting steam
  • Scenic: hillside field with several Pronghorns, feeding and running around
  • Six Pronghorn in field-some feeding several more join
  • Panning left to follow single Pronghorn
  • Flock of Pronghorns moving in field
  • Pronghorn without antlers lying in field ruminating
  • View of rear of Antelope , turns around and bounds off
  • Scenic: tall rust colored grass in foreground-hillside and blue sky background
  • END

Click here to download video!American Mammals 8: Deer (00:11:22) (Fish and Wildlife)

Date: 09/2015
Location: National Bison Range, Montana
  • Mule Deer (Black-tailed Deer) buck-viewed from rear-standing in tall amber colored grass-looking around-occasionally bending down to feed. This is a large animal with a large rack; Odocoileus hemionus
  • Now viewed lead-on-looking straight into camera
  • Close-up of Mule Deer-side view mostly head with rack
  • Scenic-amber and rust colored grass foreground-hills and blue sky background-Mule Deer in lower left position feeding - Continues walking and feeding occasionally looking up
  • Close-up of head of mule deer with close-up of rack with points
  • Scenic-Autumn colors of grass and hills in background-Mule Deer in lower left positon feeding and occasionally looking around
  • Head-on shot of mule deer feeding in tall grass
  • Scenic-tall grass-some green brush mixed in –taller brush-amber hill and blue sky background-large mule deer buck in lower left area-feeding and occasionally looking up and around
  • Close-up of mule deer buck background of autumn colored brush
  • Scenic: Rust colored-tallgrass ambient light is golden-white-tailed deer buck (Virginia Deer): Odocoileus virgianus-feeding and walking right to left
  • White-tailed doe feeding in tall amber clored grass
  • Two white-tailed does and a juvenile walking and grazing
  • Close up of White-tailed doe grazing in tall grass-zoom out for wider angled view
  • White-tailed buck approaching wire fence and walking under fence to other side-walks away from fence and continues to walk
  • through mostly green brush-walks past other buck-camera stops on other buck looking into camera
  • White-tailed buck posing in green grass-zoom in for closer view of buck-occasionally feeding on short grass
  • White-tailed doe standing in tall amber grass-looking into camera
  • Scenic-foreground rust colored grass and brush-background green trees-four white tailed does grazing
  • Two white-tailed does walking and grazing-one walks off camera other standing perfectly still
  • END

Click here to download video!American Mammals 9: Elk (00:11:15) (Fish and Wildlife)

Date: 09/2015
Location: National Bison Range, Montana
  • Ws- Elk grassy field, red light-several elk grazing-small waterway on left. Great scenic
  • Scenic-rolling hills covered with some short green grass-mostly amber colored grass and brush-solitary elk with large rack grazing
  • Scenic-foreground ocher colored grass-middle short-somewhat green grass background-tall green trees, can see water way between trees – 3 elk-one buck, 2 does-also white-tailed deer-all walking and grazing
  • Same background as in 3 but has six does grazing. Buck with large rack enters from right
  • Four (4) elk females grazing, one buck with them-background is open field-occasional out crop of stone
  • Several elk-2 adult female one juvenile-on buck laying in grass-background mostly blue sky with wispy clouds-bird flies past right to left
  • Scenic-low level medium shot- four elk-3 adult does-one juvenile, all feeding in low grass-background blue sky with wispy white clouds
  • Two elk bucks facing each other several times-one eventually leaves
  • Two bucks grazing in open field-one moves past female and is calling
  • Close up of 2 females and buck camera pans to follow buck as it moves right and is calling.
  • As buck moves right-several does heads pop up from tall ocher colored grass-buck looks around
  • Dark footage-Fire female elk grazing on grass in open field
  • Same area-switch to WA view-four adult female elk-one juvenile-one buck with large rack-all grazing
  • Same rather dark footage (?just after sunset) two elk bucks grazing and ignoring each other-both begin walking away left
  • Scenic-open area with circular waterway on left-Island with small green trees-elk buck on right-barely visible deer in background
  • Buck and doe elk grazing, background large green trees
  • Scenic-wide angle view can see over trees to mountains in background-two elk-one is a buck grazing on left
  • Four (4) female elks grazing one (1) white tailed deer in background grazing
  • Two does-one buck elk in open field-one comes running from left and continues out on right-another walks in from left
  • Four female, one male elk on hillside, two white tailed deer in background
  • Scenic-waterway enters from left-large tree trunk down across waterway - A large elk buck is at the right edge of water-bellowing-across the waterway in front of the downed tree trunk, a beaver pushes a log in the water
  • Close-up of head of buck elk with large rack.-background mostly water-buck moves right to go behind pale green brush
  • Dark reddish color-large elk buck-facing away turns left and is prancing in tall amber grass runs off to left
  • Large male elk in tall ocher colored grass-Doe enters at trot from left continues trotting out on right panning right to follow buck as he walks right bellowing eventually walks out of picture
  • Doe and buck elk on hillside tall green trees in background a small white tailed deer present
  • Fire elk doe enter from left grazing - A sixth comes in-they continue walking right and grazing
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Click here to download video!American Mammals 10: Elk (00:11:23) (Fish and Wildlife)

Date: 09/2015
Location: National Bison Range, Montana
  • Continuation of last shot of part #1-Several Elk doe grazing in open field- hills and green trees background Close-up of Elk Buck with large rack-exposure sl. Dark
  • Adult elk doe and juvenile nursing. Background consists of ocher colored grass-some green brush. Mother-walks off
  • Large elk buck in open field – zoom in slightly
  • Six elk doe grazing on hillside tall green trees in back ground also in background are two white-tailed deer grazing-continuous panning right-comes on large buck
  • Great scenic-wide angle-foregrouond-comical shaped hillside with green tree background in front of mountainous scene over trees-six elk doe and one buck-grazing.
  • Close-up of elk buck with large multi-pronged rack-buck begins to walk left then breaks into trot and comes upon a doe-doe walks away
  • Scenic: Hillside with seven elk doe and one buck-also 2 white tailed deer are grazing
  • Two doe (one looks pregnant) and one buck elk grazing
  • Solitary elk buck-on hill-second buck appears and its much younger-rack has only one branch
  • Large adult elk buck in front of large tree-looking directly into camera then walks and trots away
  • Scenic in Autumn color-rolling hillside-sky is mostly orange and gold-large peaks of mountains in background-two bucks one doe grazing
  • Close-up of two elk buck facing each other in tall ocher colored grass
  • Three elk buck grazing in tall grass
  • Large adult elk buck grazing in tall grass
  • Large adult elk buck silhouetted on hillside
  • Zoom out for wider angle
  • Large adult elk buck in tall multicolored grass and brush walks behind brush
  • Adult with large rack feeding in tall grass-lighting very golden
  • Large adult male elk facing cameral-begins walking toward camera then stops and continues to look around-zoom in for closer look
  • Large adult elk buck on side of hill facing left-walking up hill
  • Tall multicolored grass-an elk buck is feeding-butt facing camera
  • Large adult elk buck in high grass and brush-everything is rust and amber colored-lighting is red/orange-when he lifts his head up-can see him chewing the cud
  • Large adult elk buck with large rack with many points standing in tall brush-mostly rust colored facing camera
  • Switch to buck-further away and hillside field is mostly ocher grass is in clumps-papn to follow buck running rikght to follow doe and juvenile buck is bellowing-other doe move through view running right
  • Solitary elk buck and six (6) doe and two (2) juvenile walking in open field-buck is bellowing
  • Elk buck partially obscured behind hill trots after several doe
  • Wide angle view of hillside with several elk doe and one buck
  • Adult male elk with large rack containing 14 points in tall ocher colored grass
  • Elk buck posing adjacent to large outcrop of stone-lighting from right casting long shadows
  • In front of evergreens stand several elk doe
  • Adult male elk standing in tallocher colored grass in front of evergreen trees-large tree on left with pale green foliage-bulk eventually walks left from view
  • Scenic: foreground is short grass and brush-mostly rust colored background-several trees at different height on right small amount of mountain hillside seen-an adult elk buck is present on right grazing and digging with antlers
  • End

Click here to download video!American Mammals 11: Elk (00:12:01) (Fish and Wildlife)

Date: 05/2013
Location: National Bison Range, Montana
  • Continuation of last shot on Part #2 with elk buck digging
  • Close-up of elk buck facing camera background of trees-foreground-grass and brush-pan to follow buck walking left and bellowing
  • Close-up of elk doe facing camera and walking toward it-turns head sideways for good head view
  • Four elk doe standing in tall grass-background of tall trees
  • Several more doe are seen-they are mostly grazing
  • Large doe with 2 juveniles occasionally grazing-occasionally looking into camera
  • Large adult elk doe standing in tall ocher colored grass-background tall green trees-doe turns around and walks off right
  • Scenic: foreground open meadow with tallgrass and brush and eight (8) elk doe-one laying down in grass-background several different size trees and side of mountain
  • Zoom out for wider angled view-background can now be seen as high mountains-blue sky with white clouds
  • Zoom in for closer view several can now be seen lying down in grass-then zoom out again to scene as in shot #9
  • Solitary elk buck in tall grass facing camera-background several tall trees-multicolored-in sunshine
  • Scenic: Foreground-rust colored brush-tall ocher colored grass several elk doe-some lying in grass-one adult elk buck background-several various sized trees-mountains in distance-sunlight hitting mountain tops of mountains-on left blue/gray sky with white clouds
  • Adult elk buck in grass walking toward camera-begins walking right-pan to follow
  • Large adult elk buck standing in tall grass-4 elk doe lying around him in grass-tall trees in background
  • Wide angle of above #14 with buck and several doe
  • Back to buck with several doe lying in grass-two stand up
  • Zoom out for even wider angled view-mountain in background in sun-blue sky-pond seen
  • Close up of elk buck digging with antlers
  • Open field with green brush-Come adult elk buck and two doe walking-buck is bellowing
  • Several elk doe and one buck in meadow-trees and mountains in background
    Several doe-2 lying down-one buck in meadow-buck is pawing and digging with antlers
  • Close up of buck’s head digging and pawing ground-eventually lying down on prepared ground right next to doe
  • Scenic: Wide angle trees and hill mid ground-mountains in background-Several elk doe and one buck in foreground-all lying down
  • Zoom in on group-buck gets up and walks among doe
  • lose-up of group-buck moves among doe bellowing
  • Close-up of elk buck facing camera-large symmetrical rack-12 points-begins moving left bellowing then begins pawing and scraping ground with antlers preparing to lie down and in fact lies down facing camera just in front of doe
  • Zoom out slightly to show entire animals
  • Scenic: Wide angle of meadow-low trees mountains in background-several elk lying on ground-all doe except one buck
    Zoom in on group of elk lying about-one buck rest are doe buck stands and walks among several doe lying about
  • Close-up of buck and several die grazing-buck is bellowing
  • Close-up of buck facing camera turns and walks left-bellowing among doe
  • Large adult elk digging ground with antlers then lying on ground it dug
  • Open meadow and hillside with buck and several doe
  • Several elk doe grazing
  • Two adult elk stag standing in meadow
  • Same two elk-but now lying down
  • Close-up of elk doe facing camera-zoom out to see whole animal
  • Scenic: large adult elk buck in meadow-mid ground of small trees(line) background of mountains catching late afternoon
  • Sunlight-small amount of blue sky-zoom out to include sky-pan slightly right to include 2 doe-sky is lit up gold/red
  • END

Click here to download video!American Mammals 12: Bison (00:12:12) (Fish and Wildlife)

Date: 05/2013
Location: National Bison Range, Montana
  • Several bison-American Bison: (Buffalo) Bos bison including several juvenile in open field grazing Slightly different angle-some are lying down
  • Large male bison lying down facing camera
  • Several bison in open field-one juvenile in front-large male grazing. Others lying down or grazing
  • Single large bison grazing
  • Scenic: Wide angle of hillside with trees and blue sky and many bison
  • Zoom in on part of heard grazing
  • Zoom in further on animals (one calf) grazing
  • Large number of bison in open meadow grazing and walking
  • Zoom in on small group of bison both male and female grazing on hillside
  • Large adult male bison walking-comes upon other bison in field
  • Scenic as in shot #6
  • Zoom in to several members of flock
  • Very wide angle view of hillside with herd of bison
  • Large adult male buffalo grazing-several large pine trees and hillside in background
  • Large adult male bison lying down on side of hill-mountain and hazy sky in background
  • Back to scene #15
  • Zoom out for more of background including low mountain and sky
  • Slightly different angle with large rust colored brush on right bison on left-several pine trees
  • Two bison on hilltop-tree on right sky and low mountains
  • Large adult male bison dust-bathing-stands up and gazes over hilltop
  • Close-up of large male bison grazing
  • Large male buffalo grazing behind rust colored brush and small green tree-background is sky and low mountains
  • Four bison on hillside-three walk off on right-one remains lying down dust bathing
  • Scenic: meadow foreground trees-low mountains-blue/gray sky-ambient color is gold-large male buffalo is grazing in meadow
  • Close up of head of bison grazing
  • Zoom out to scene as in shot #25
  • Home bison grazing color is golden
  • Hillside with seve4ral bison grazing
  • END

Click here to download video!American Mammals 13: Bison (00:10:00) (Fish and Wildlife)

Date: 05/2013
Location: National Bison Range, Montana
  • Adult male bison in open field grazing –hazy view of mountains and sky in background-tall green brush on right.
  • Same as #1 but brush is gone
  • Several bison in meadow grazing
  • Same scene as #3 but elk is grazing
  • Zoom in to group of bison grazing-pan right to show how large is the heard group includes juveniles
  • Large group of bison walking and grazing
  • Close-up of large adult male boson “Buffalo”: Bos bison with several others-pan right to follow
  • Large-open meadow with small trees-hill and mountains in background-four bison grazing
  • Medium shot of two bison-one large bull and one juvenile with very small horns
  • Two large adult bison walking-zoom in on one of them
  • Scenic: open meadow-small trees and hill in mid ground and background of small trees and sandy hill background of mountains and sky three bison walking
  • Herd of bison-several running pan right to follow them. Zoom in on two bulls and one juvenile
  • Close-up of Bison pawing ground-dust flying-lies down then gets up is joined by female and juvenile and others the group is prancing
  • Several bison on hillside grazing
  • Hillside with house like structure and pens-several bison in foreground grazing
  • Close-up of bison bull facing camera
    Scenic-varioius hills with some brush in foreground-blue sky-white clouds in background-One bison bull on right walking-zoom in for closer look-zoom in again for close-up of bison-zoom in again for close-up of head and pan left to follow
  • Adult bull bison in open field zoom in for close-up
  • Scenic: crest of hill in foreground mountain and sky in background-solitary bison on crest
  • Close-up of head of bison-chewing
  • Head of bison with several behind-zoom in for close-up of mouth and nose of bison chewing
  • Head of bison grazing in tall grass turns facing camera licking kips and chewing-and lap down can see tops of grass waiving in breeze
  • Extreme close-up of mouth of bison chewing-zoom out slightly to include head and horns still facing camera
  • Head of bison moving left-pan to follow
  • Four bison in meadow-two are lying down
  • Close-up of face of bison in tall grass grazing
  • END

Click here to download video!American Mammals 14: Bighorn Sheep (00:09:08) (Fish and Wildlife)

Date: 09/2015
Location: National Bison Range, Montana
  • Several bighorn sheep (Mountain Sheep, Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep); Ovis Canadensis on crest of hillside grazing-background is pale blue sky
  • Zoom in for closer look
  • Crest of hill filled with bighorn sheep
  • Three bighorn sheep on hill-grazing aircraft leaving contrail enters from right flying across
  • Eight sheep on hillside grazing
  • Another group of sheep on hillside blue sky with wispy white clouds
  • Wide angle view of sheep on hillside
  • Closer look of sheep on hillside
  • Zoom out for wide angle view of shot #8-slowly zoom in for closer look
  • Close-up of Bighorn Sheep on angled hillside-blue sky background in joined by four others walking toward camera
  • Close-up of head of sheep with large curved horns
  • Medium shot of two bighorn sheep grazing-zoom out to include third one
  • Bighorn sheep on hillside grazing and looking into camera background of blue sky-white clouds
  • Close-up of head of sheep-pan left to show-pan left to show others grazing.
  • Close-up of head of bighorn zoom out for view of entire animal grazing
  • Head of bighorn as animal walks to right, then left then bends down to drink
  • Scenic: reflection in water of several sheep-then pan up to two sheep running to water and drinking
  • Close-up of face of sheep as it moves to water and drinks
  • Medium view of sheep then close-up of face
  • END

Click here to download video!American Mammals 15: Bighorn Sheep (00:08:52) (Fish and Wildlife)

Date: 09/2015
Location: National Bison Range, Montana
  • Bighorn sheep-adult-male (Mountain sheep, Rocky Mountain Bighorn sheep) Standing amid rocks and grass-pan right to follow: Ovis Canadensis
  • Close-up of head-zoom out to other sheep drinking
  • Five sheep at water’s edge drinking
  • Wide angle view of five sheep at water
  • Close-up of head of Bighorn at water’s edge drinking-moves right pan to follow
  • Scenic: Criss cross hills with water in foreground-large green brush where hills cross-blue sky background-three sheep at water’s edge
  • Medium view of several sheep at water drinking
  • Close-up side view of adult Bighorn-Zoom in for even closer view-eye and horn and ear
  • Adult bighorn ram walking among other sheep gently buffs other sheep-several drink at waters edge
    Four bighorn on hillside grazing-grassy field with brush on left
  • Five sheep with rear ends showing grazing on hillside
  • Close-up of Adult Bighorn Ram standing on hillside
  • Other Bighorn in group walking left pan to follow
  • Close-up of Birghorn grazing
  • Angular view of hillside with several sheep lower right walking and grazing rust colored brush, lower left blue sky with white clouds background
  • Two Bighorn in field grazing joined by other sheep-walking left
  • Several Bighorn Sheep in open field on hillside-blue sky-background-sheep walking left across hillside pan left to follow
  • END

Click here to download video!American Plants (00:07:33) (People & Places)

  • Dutchman’s Breeches (Dicentra cucullaria)
  • Yellow Violet (Viola pensylvanica)
  • Morel mushrooms (Morchella) and Wild Blue Phlox (Phlox divarticata)
  • Morel mushrooms
  • Red Bud Tree Blossoms (Cercis canadensis)
  • Eastern Wild Grasses silhouetted at sunset
  • Fire Weed silhouetted (Epilobium augustifolium)
  • Foxtail grass
  • Various trees
  • Sweetgum leaf (Liquidambar styraciflua)
  • Red Maple leaves (Acer rubrum)
  • Partridge Pea (Cassia fasciculate)
  • Dense Blazing Star (Liatris spicata)
  • Yucca (Yucca filamentosa)
  • Prickly Pear (Opuntia polycantha)
  • Red Globemallow (Sphaeralcea coccinea)
  • Prickly Pear
  • Woodland Sunflower (Helianthus strumosus)
  • Common Rabbitbrush (Chrysothamnus nauseosus)
  • Fireweed
  • Cotton Grass
  • Tundra Fern, Bear Berries, and various sedums
  • Lupine (Lupinus perennis)
  • Prairie Rose (Rose suffulta)
  • Alaskan Sunflower (Helianthus)
  • Milkweed (Asclepias syriaca)
  • Goldenrod (Solidego rugosa)
  • Foxtail grass
  • Field of grass
  • Field of wildflowers
  • Ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia)
  • Goldenrod
  • Grasses
  • American Water Lotus (Nymphaeaceae)
  • Pickerelweed (Pontederia cordata)
  • various underwater plants
  • END

Click here to download video!American Reptiles and Amphibians (00:09:08) (Fish and Wildlife)

Date: 2013
Location: USFWS Wildlife Refuges from across the USA.
Description: Various wildlife shots from around the refuge system
  • MS, CU Diamondback water snake (Nerodia rhombifer) in water, on log
  • MS Western blue-throated lizard on rocks
  • CU, WS Gopher Snake (Pituophis catenifer) on ground
  • MS Hammond’s garter snake (Thamnophis sirtalis) on log in pond
  • CU California red-legged frog (Rana daytonii) in hand
  • CU California newt (Taricha torosa)
  • CU Pond turtle (Emys marmorata) in straw
  • MS , CU western black rat snake (Pantherophis obsoletus) (young-of-year)
  • MCU Black rat snake hunting in leaves
  • MS, CU Softshell turtle
  • MS Red-eared slider (Trachemys scripta) in water, opens mouth
  • MS Turtle on log
  • CU Red eft (Notophthalmus viridescens) on moss (Canaan Valley)
  • Various shots of red-spotted newts in water and swimming through algae in stream
  • CU California red-legged frog in water
  • Red-eared slider turtles on logs and rocks
  • MS Eastern garter snake (Thamnophis sirtalis)
  • CU Diamondback water snake in reeds
  • WS Diamondback water snakes on goose nest in water
  • CU Snapping turtle (Chelydra serpentine) female laying eggs
  • MS Snapping turtle moving through grass, opens mouth aggressively
  • CU Bullfrog (Lithobates catesbeianus)tadpole in algae
  • END

Click here to download video!American Waterfowl 1 (00:04:25) (American Birds)

  • Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)
  • Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)
  • shore birds
  • Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)
  • Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)
  • Tundra Swan (Cygnus columbianus)
  • Greater White-fronted Geese (Anser albifrons)
  • Canada Goose (Brantar canadensis)
  • Snow Goose (Chen caerulescens)
  • Brant (Branta bernicla)
  • Bufflehead (Branta albeola)
  • Canvasback (Aythya valisineria)
  • American Black Duck (Anas rubripes)
  • Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus)
  • ducks
  • Northern Pintail (Anas acuta)
  • Gadwall (Anas strepera)
  • ducks
  • Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)
  • Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata)
  • Harlequin Duck (Histrionicus histrionicus)
  • Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata)
  • Coot (Fulica americana)
  • Blue Winged Teal (Anas discors)
  • Cinnamon Teal (Anas cyanoptera)
  • Green Winged Teal (Anas crecca)
  • Canada Goose (Branta canadensis)
  • END

Click here to download video!American Waterfowl 2 (00:10:50) (American Birds)

Date: 2013
  • WS,MS Wood ducks (Aix sponsa) in brushy cove – good audio
  • CU Wood duck pairs – male courting behavior – good audio
  • WS Wood ducks fly out of cove
  • WS Grassy marsh with mountains in background, flocks of ducks take offs and landings
  • Pan Flock of Green-wing Teal (Anas crecca) flies over marsh and lands
  • WS Big flocks of Mallards (Anas platyrhynchos) and Pintails (Anas acuta) flying and lighting in marsh
  • CU,ZI Gadwall (Anas strepera) or Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) eggs in nest
  • WS Canada Geese (Branta canadensis) aerobatics
  • MS Canada Geese landing in marsh – good audio
  • CU Pair of Canada Geese flying and landing
  • MS two adult Trumpeter swans (Cygnus buccinator) and Cygnets in pond – Spring
  • MS Two adult Trumpeter swans swimming
  • CU Clark’s Grebe(Aechmophorus clarkii) in water
  • MS Two Western Grebes (Aechmophorus occidentalis) swimming past other Grebes
  • MS Sunset shot of Clark’s Grebes (Aechmophorus clarkii) rushing – courtship behavior
  • MCU Second shot of Clark’s Grebes(Aechmophorus clarkii) rushing – courtship behavior
  • CU Eared Grebe (Podiceps negricollis) in water
  • CU Western Grebe (Aechmophorus occidentalis) in water
  • MS,WS American Coot (Fulica americana) on nest – good audio
  • Tilt-up Reflection of coot on nest
  • CU,WS baby Coots in water swimming – good audio
  • MS American White Pelicans (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) standing in water
  • MS Double-crested Cormorants (Phalacrocorax auritus) on rock
  • END

Click here to download video!American Waterfowl 3 (00:09:20) (American Birds)

Date: 2013
Location: USFWS Wildlife Refuges across the USA
  • CU Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus) – male – preening
  • MS Cinnamon Teal (Anas cyanoptera)(male and female) in water among reeds
  • MS Blue-winged Teal (Anas discors) standing at water’s edge (male) preening
  • MS Cinnamon Teal pair in shallow water
  • WS Cinnamon Teal pair courtship display in water, males fight
  • MS Blue-winged Teal pair at water’s edge, late evening light
  • CU Blue-winged Teal male feeding in water
  • Blue-winged Teal on mud flats
  • MS,CU Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata) male in shallow water
  • MS Redhead (Aythya Americana ) male in water w/green cattails
  • MS,CU Ruddy Duck (Oxyura jamaicensis) male courtship displaying
  • MS Group of Mallards(Anas platyrhynchos) in water feeding
  • WS Flocks of Mallards (Anas platyrhynchos) taking off from marsh
  • MS,WS Pintails(Anas acuta) and Green-winged Teal (Anas crecca) loafing in wetland
  • WS Flocks take off from wetland
  • CU Pintail (Anas acuta) pair swimming in wetland
  • CU Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) , male takes a bath, female follows
  • END

Click here to download video!American Waterfowl 4: Swans (00:10:27) (American Birds)

Date: 09/2015
Location: National Bison Range, Montana
  • Trumpeter Swan: Cygnus buccinators banded around neck-in shallow water grooming
  • Close-up of juvenile 1st summer in water-flapping wings and grooming moves left to banded adult swan-both continue grooming
  • Adult swan and juvenile in water-both grooming
  • Close-up of large adult trumpeter swan in water grooming
  • Four trumpeter swans –two are juvenile in shallow water with lots of plant material
  • One adult trumpeter swan and one juvenile in water grooming adult swan is banded around lower neck
  • Close-up of juvenile trumpeter swan standing in shallow water and grooming
  • Close-up of band, K62
  • Zoom out of banded swan
  • Four swans-2 juvenile in water grooming
  • Close-up adult trumpeter swan in water-joined by other swan-both are grooming
  • Both swans-flapping wings walking on water
  • Close-up of swan splashing in water and grooming
  • Four trumpeter swans-two of which are juvenile, mostly gray color
  • Close-up of trumpeter swan-joined by other swan-both are grooming
  • Joined by two other swans-all four flap wings and appear to be walking on water
  • Close up of trumpeter swan with K62 band on neck visible-swan splashing, grooming and honking
  • Joined by two juvenile swans are all splashing and grooming
  • Close-up of face of trumpeter swan grooming and splashing
  • Juvenile trumpeter appears and is grooming
  • Trumpeter swan with neck band K62-grooming-flapping wings
    Joined by juvenile-both grooming
  • Zoom in on banded trumpeter and pan to follow
  • Banded trumpeter grooming-flapping wings-pan to follow as it swims past juvenile to shore and steps out of water onto muddy shore with grass and brush background-continues grooming
  • Three swans on shore-grass and brush background
  • END

Click here to download video!American Wildlife (00:12:19) (Fish and Wildlife)

  • Caribou (Rangifer tarandus)
  • Pronghorn (Antilocapra americana)
  • Bighorn Sheep (Ovis canadensis)
  • Brown Bear (Ursus arctos)
  • Elk (Cervus canadensis)
  • Mule Deer (Odocoileus hemionus)
  • White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus)
  • Lynx (Lynx lynx)
  • Mountain Lion (Puma concolor)
  • Desert Kit Fox (Vulpes macrotis arsipus)
  • Coyote (Canis latrans)
  • Beaver (Castor canadensis)
  • Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes)
  • Eastern Cottontail (Sylvilagus floridanus)
  • Black-tailed Prairie Dog (cynomys ludovicianus)
  • Eastern Gray Squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis)
  • Fox Squirrel (Sciurus niger)
  • American Bullfrog (Rama catesbeiana)
  • Brown Water Snake (Nerodia taxispilota)
  • Eastern Mud Turtle (Kinosternon subrubrum)
  • Yellow Mud Turtle (Kinosternon flavescens)
  • Common Musk Turtle (Sternotherus odoratus)
  • Eastern Box Turtle (Terrapene carolina carolina)
  • Diamondback Terrapin (Malaclemys terrapin)
  • Greater Earless Lizard (Cophosaurus texanus)
  • Black Rat Snake (Elaphe obsoleta)
  • Eastern Massasagua Rattlesnake
  • American Bullfrog (Rama catesbeiana)
  • Halictid Bee (Agapostemon virescens)
  • Texas Carpenter Ants (Camponotus festinatus)
  • Spider
  • Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui)
  • Common Sulphur (Colias philodice)
  • Katydids
  • Monarch (Danaus plexippus)
  • Plains Lubber Grasshopper (Brachystola magna)
  • Whirligig Beetle (Gyrinus spp.)
  • Zebra Swallowtail (Eurytides Marcellus)
  • Mayflies (Ephemera spp.)
  • END

Click here to download video!Brook Trout (00:09:25) (Fish and Wildlife)

Date: August 13, 2014
Location: West Virginia
Description: Video of Brook Trout underwater, plus shots of video team doing videography. Some shots of surrounding habitats.

  • Medium shot – brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) stream in fall forest
  • Tilt-down of brook trout stream in fall forest
  • Close-up of brook trout stream in fall forest
  • Medium shot of Videographer in wetsuit by brook trout stream in fall forest
  • Medium shot of Videographer and assistant shooting video in brook trout stream in fall forest
  • Wide-shot tilt-down of brook trout stream in fall forest
  • Wide-shot of videographer in wetsuit carrying camera to brook trout stream in fall forest
  • Close-up of videographer getting in brook trout stream in fall forest
  • Underwater shots of brook trout
  • One large and several small brook trout
  • Close-up one large brook trout - female
  • Close-up one large brook trout – male
  • Close-up of male and female brook trout
  • Follow footage of large male brook trout swimming
  • Wide-shots of several trout in pool
  • Medium shot of trout in pool
  • Medium shot of trout in pool swimming over grassy rocks
  • Medium shots of trout in pool, fall leaves on bottom
  • Wide shots of trout in pool
  • Wide shots of trout in pool – over a dozen fish
  • Wide shot of juvenile brook trout swimming over rocks
  • Medium shot of single trout in pool
  • Medium shot of two trout hiding under log
  • Medium shot of one trout hiding under log
  • Medium shot of rosyside dace (Clinostomus funduloides) under log
  • Medium shot of rosyside dace (Clinostomus funduloides) under log, juvenile trout swims in to join them
  • Medium shot of blacknose dace (Rhinichthys atratulus) school feeding on rocks
  • Diver's view of entering pool with brook trout swimming away
  • Close-up large brook trout under cut bank – silty water
  • Brook and rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) schooling in fall pool over dead leaves
  • Brook and rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) holding still in fall pool over dead leaves
  • END

Click here to download video!California Mountain Yellow Legged Frog (00:32:16) (Fish and Wildlife)

  • 00: - 00:37 Hikers cross walking bridge
  • 00:38 - 00:48 Close Up Hikers on bridge
  • 00:51 - 00:55 Hikers walk past camera
  • 00:56 - 02:46 Helicopter lands and unloads
  • 02:47 - 05:59 Employees put on waders and prepare to pull fish nets from water. PS employee talks about process and enters water.
  • 05:59 - 09:51 Underwater video of NPS employee pulling nets from water. Underwater wide shots of boulders in lake. Underwater shots of tadpoles and adults of mountain yellow-legged frog (Rana muscosa).
  • 09:51 - 10:58 Telephoto and wide shots of NPS employee in raft pulling up net from cold lake.
  • 10:58 - 12:16 NPS employees stretch and maintain nets.
  • 12:16 - 13:06 Static Wide shot of Center Basin Sequoia Kings Canyon National Park
  • 13:06 - 14:47 Wide shot Employee in lake with raft and net, Employee talks about relocating frog eggs mountain yellow-legged frog (Rana muscosa), wide and close up shots of that process. Medium shot of NPS employee with net in raft.
  • 14:47 - 16:10 Close up Flowering plant with lake in background/Employees walk with gear across snow/Employee radios base/Wide pan of lake
  • 16:10 - 17:44 Employees eat in tent/Close up shots of mountain yellow-legged frog (Rana muscosa)
  • 7:44 - 18:33 Frog egg mass in water/Close up shots of mountain yellow-legged frog (Rana muscosa) in grass and in water
    18:33 - 20:03 Wide Shot group of mountain yellow-legged frog (Rana muscosa) tadpoles/various shots of adult frog close up in water
  • 20:03 - 20:58 mountain yellow-legged frog (Rana muscosa) Frog Floats by in water /Close up shots of frogs in water/ Caddis fly larvae walks underwater/ large tadpole
  • 20:58 - 22:26 gray-crowned rosy finch - Leucosticte tephrocotis forages for food near water
  • 22:26 - 25:12 NPS employees carry gear to high elevation lake/wide pan of scenic lake/NPS employee paddles to shore and unloads net/NPS employees untangle and organize net/wide shot static of high elevation lake.
  • 25:12 - 27:37 NPS employee untangles net and talks about length of nets and size of net mesh/explains reason for net size and fish catch/Close Up shots of nets drying on the ground/wide zoom in of nets drying/wide of net and employee patching hole/close up of employee patching hole/telephoto pan sharp knife edge ridges
  • 27:37 - 32:16 shots of water flowing out of lake/NPS employees walk with waders/ NPS employees electrofishing in small pool sequence/NPS employee talks about electrofishing technology and technique/NPS employee shows blown out fish barrier/tilt up showing waterfall/Sunrise tilt up on beautiful mountain and reflection in water/ Pack mules walk past camera / pack mules walk over large bridge
  • END

Click here to download video!Delmarva Fox Squirrel (00:04:39) (Fish and Wildlife)

Date:  August 8, 2014
Location:  Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, Maryland

Description: Video of Delmarva Fox Squirrel (Sciurus niger cinereus) in tree and on trunk of tree. Shots of researchers trapping, weighing and holding Delmarva fox squirrel.

  • Wide shot of Delmarva fox squirrel in tree
  • Close-up of Delmarva fox squirrel in tree
  • Medium shot of Delmarva fox squirrel in tree
  • Close-up of Delmarva fox squirrel in tree
  • Wide shot of Delmarva fox squirrel on base of tree trunk
  • Wide shot of Delmarva fox squirrel in tree, from below
  • Medium shot of researchers walking by camera in forest
  • Wide shot of researchers walking by camera in forest
  • Close-up of Delmarva fox squirrel in trap
  • Medium shot of researcher getting squirrel out of trap
  • Medium shot of researcher weighing squirrel
  • Medium shot / Close-up of researchers getting tag data from squirrel
  • Close-up Delmarva fox squirrel in hand
  • Medium shot of researcher releasing Delmarva fox squirrel.
  • END TAPE

Click here to download video!Ferrets (00:09:36) (Fish and Wildlife)

Date: 09/09/2013
Location: USA National Wildlife Refuges
Description: Black-footed ferret (Mustela nigripes) footage from around the refuge system
  • MS man in FWS uniform, face mask, cabinets/cages, ferret makes loud noise, man wearing glove, opens box and moves ferret from box into    small cage, man rotates cage to check ferret
  • CS ferret in green wire cage, man holds red “transponder reader” near head of ferret with cage open, ferret pokes heat up out of cage, zooms out, ferret is released back into box, ferret calls loudly several times, man closes box and pulls gate to release ferret from box
  • MS man checks transponder reader against chart on clipboard
  • CS red transponder reader held near clipboard light green boxes, transponder reader slowly moves away from view
  • CS profile, head of Black-footed ferret behind wire mesh, looking over board
  • MS chunks of meat on floor of light green ferret cage, ferret darts in, grabs chunk of meat and darts out of view
  • MS hold in floor of ferret cage, wire mesh, ferret pops up out of hold and moves quickly away to the right, ferret scurries back into hold
  • MS multiple ferret cages, ferret grabs food and hurries into hole in floor, pops up through hole to grab food and hops back into hole in floor,    multiple other ferrets in background cages repeat behavior
  • CS hole in floor of ferret cage, ferret pops up
  • CS ferret in case, faced away from camera looking right, moves for a profile shot, hole in floor of cage
  • MS shot from inside walk in cooler, man opens door and comes into walk in cooler with white plastic pan, removes packages of meat from metal shelves, places packages into cooler and leaves cooler
  • MS stainless steel double sink and counter to left, walking cooler door on light gray wall, door opens and man walks into room with plastic tub, sets tub on counter
  • MS man in FWS uniform, face mask, rubber gloves, green ferret cages, prepares ground meat in ice cream scoop, opens door and places food inside, closes and latches door
  • CS man prepares scoop of ground meat adds something to meat from a syringe
  • WS rows of ferret cages, man near end of row feeding ferrets
  • MS inside ferret cage, water dish, door opens, scoop of meat dropped into cage, ferret runs to food quickly, door closed, ferret runs away from    food and back again
  • MS rows of ferret cages man with cart moves around end of row past camera and towards door
  • CS man driving up to door of wildlife enclosure, exiting vehicle
  • CS small wire cage, rock on top of cage, brown dirt, brown grass, work boots, man removes rock from top of cage, zooms out, removes pins holding cage in place
  • CS handle on top of cage, small wire cage, ferret in cage, brown dirt, brown grass, man picks up cage and walks toward door of enclosure
  • MS man with ferret cage in hand, closes enclosure door, red ATV, dry brown grasses, grey door man places ferret cage into ed of ATV, covers cage    with brown jacket, gets in and starts ATV
  • MS man exits red ATV, brown grassy field, removes brown jacket from ferret cage and removes ferret cage from ATV puts on blue dust mask as he walks toward building
  • MS ferret in natural habitat enclosure, looking at camera, brown grasses and dirt, focus shifts to show wire mesh, focus changes back to ferret
  • CS ferret with head sticking out of hold brown dirt/grasses
  • CS close-up of ferrets face, head visible above hold in ground
  • MS 2 ferrets facing camera, framed on right by wooden post third ferret barely visible between two
  • MS similar to clip at 1:15:46 ferret moves head up and down disappears into hold and pops back into view
  • CS ferret at slight angle facing toward camera, dark shaded background
  • MS ferret with front paws propped up on water bowl, brown dirt, ferret drinks from water bowl
  • MS 2 ferrets perched at top of hold in dirt, profile closest ferret in focus
  • MS ferret backing up over mound second ferret joins first from behind raised portion in hill, both face camera
  • MS ferret running brown dirt second ferret pops out of hold and looks around
  • MS ferret jumping, arched back, brown dirt
  • MS similar to previous clip, slow motion
  • MS dirt mound, ferret backs out of unseen hold, arched back, second ferret pops up and out of hold, first ferret backs away quickly and runs away
  • MS patch of brown dirt, brown/green vegetation, ferret backs out of hold in ground, shakes, moves back into hold, repeats
  • MS full body profile of ferret laying on brown dirt, looking right, brown grasses in background, looks toward camera
  • WS tan building, brown ground, little grass, tire tracks leading toward building, blue sky
  • MS similar to previous clip but closer shows right portion of building zooms out at angle to show nearly entire building
  • WS scenic: light brown grassland, brown rocky hill, hills get larger further away from camera, white mountain ridge, light blue sky
  • WS brown grasslands, fence line, mountains, blue sky zooms out
  • MS same building as in clip at 1:18:22 starts at left zooms out and pans right
  • Information screen
    • Media B Roll, National Black-footed ferret
    • Conservation Center, Produced by: US FWS National Conservation Training Center, Run Time: 29:00 minutes
    • Audio Ch1 CH2, format: 16x9 letterbox
  • Information screen
    • Media B-roll shot log
      • Exteriors of BFF Conservation Center 8:30 run time
      • Interiors of BFF Conservation Center 8:00 run time
      • Sybille BFF Conservation Center 2:00 run time
      • Interview with Paul Marinari F&W Biologist 7:30 run time
  • CS National Black-footed Ferret Conservation Center sign, blue sky, zooms out, grown grassland, tan building
  • END

Click here to download video!Fire Management (00:11:57) (People & Places)

  • Merritt Island NWR Prescribed Burning Operation
    • Burning on side of road
    • Burning on side of road with road traffic
    • Five fighters consulting with burning and smoke present
    • Female worker doing brush burning
    • Female worker with torch in hand
    • Female worker using torch
    • Brush and palms burning
    • Bulldozer
    • Aerial view of fires
    • Aerial view of fires from helicopter
    • Low aerial view of fires
    • Lots of flame and smoke
    • View of flame (burn) line
    • Helicopter
    • Turkey vulture in flight (Cathartes aura)
    • Landing strip
    • NASA Building
    • Aerial view of fires
    • Helicopter
    • Fires in palms
    • Fire fighter
    • Truck
    • Spreading the flames
    • Smoldering fires
    • Burnt offerings
    • Many colored smoke
  • Merritt Island NWR
    • Scrub Jay (Aphelocoma coerulescens)
    • Scrub Jay perching
    • Scrub Jay close-up
    • Scrub Jay perching and close-up

Click here to download video!Golden Trout (00:07:49) (Fish and Wildlife)

Date: March 2016

  • This footage consists of scenic shots of Inyo National Forest, California, and underwater footage of Golden Trout (Oncorhynchus aguabonita) from a small stream in the forest.
  • END

Click here to download video!Manatees (00:10:04)

Date: 09/09/2013
Location: USA National Wildlife Refuges
Description: West Indian Manatee (Trichechus manatus) Footage from the USFWS refuge system

  • MS underwater – manatee swimming, blue green water, white brown water bottom, manatee swims slowly right to left and out of view
  • CS manatee burrowing at sandy water bed, white sand, blue/green water
  • MS manatee suspended just off sand, surrounded by yellow fish, white and brown sand, blue/green water
  • WS blue/green water, manatee, many yellow fish schooled around manatee
  • WS blue water, manatee swims away from camera, diver, manatee tail moves up and down, tree branches
  • MS manatee in dark water, diver moves in close to take picture face to face with manatee, manatee stays nearly motionless
  • MS blue/green water, camera pans up to show blue sky and trees as seen from underwater, water ripples
  • CS manatee in greenish blue water, swimming toward and then past camera, scaly/mossy skin
  • MS manatee in shallow bluish water swims left to right in front of camera, another manatee behind the first goes in opposite direction and camera follows, vegetation floating in water
  • MS manatee in blue/green water facing camera, swims directly at camera, rope and buoy/marker floating on water above, manatee swims past camera, light reflects on manatees back
  • MS manatee in blue/green water swimming away from camera, rocky ledge
  • MS manatee in turquoise water, light reflects on manatee back, rotates to show algae covered skin
  • CS manatee face profile in turquoise/green water, manatee moves to right, shows entire side, rolls slightly
  • MS manatee in blue/green water, light reflections, algae covered skin, profile, rotates to face to face
  • MS manatee in blue/green water – belly- up at water surface, reflection of manatee visible, manatee rotates right side up
  • WS two divers and two manatees near surface of greenish/blue water, manatee faces camera, after diver pets manatee
  • MS rocks on either side of shot, manatees above brown moss covered rocks, blue/green water, 3 manatees swimming slowly
  • MS manatee facing toward camera in greenish/blue water, second manatee swims near first
  • CS manatee angled away from camera, blue/green water rotates to show opposite side
  • Manatee in blue/green water, lifts nose up and out of water
  • CS manatee to left of diver near/at water surface, blue water, diver reaches out hand and manatee turns slightly away
  • MS manatee in blue/green shallow water, brown and green mossy vegetation cover water bed, light streams through water from above, manatee has mossy vegetation hanging from mouth visible as camera moves closer. Very close shot of profile of manatee face, whiskers on manatee nose
  • MS manatee in blue/green water, profile
  • MS manatee suspended in blue water, profile, manatee rolls belly-up and back around, dives slowly away from water surface
  • CS manatee facing camera, large rocks
  • MS manatee in light blue water under boat
  • MS manatee full body profile, dark blue water white and brown sand, zooms in on manatee face
  • WS manatee facing camera, dark blue water, shallow water, white and brown sand, manatee swims toward camera, camera rotates and follows alongside of manatee, manatee swims over tree branch in water and moves in front of camera, tail moves slowly up and down as manatee swims, manatee turns back toward camera
  • MS manatee profile, log in water, white sand, zooms in on manatee face, small yellow fish
  • MS blue water, green trees, blue sky, camera is partially under surface of water, moves down into water, manatee near surface of water, log white sand
  • MS small yellow fish, blue water, white sand, fish move around manatees back, pans down to show manatee suspended in water, manatee moves up then back down near log in water, manatee resting above rock
  • END

Click here to download video!Milkweed and Pollinators 1 (00:09:29) (Monarch Butterflies)

  • Swamp milkweed (Asclepias incarnate) in field-zoom in slowly for closer look at blossoms
  • Close-up of inflorescense of swamp milkweed with a rust colored skipper-Indian skipper (Hesperia sassacus)
  • Giant Swallowtail: Papilio or Heraclides cresphontes flittering on swamp milkweed
  • Close-up of giant swallowtail- this butterfly never stops moving
  • Even closer view of giant swallowtail
  • Zoom out for wide angle view
  • Orange milkweed-(Butterfly milkweed-chigger flower) Asclepias tuberosa
  • Close-up of butterfly milkweed with several beetles
  • Several stalks of giant milkweed zoom in and pan up
  • Aphnrodite (Frilillary) Speyeria idalia perched on blossom of musk thistle (Bristle, thistle, nodding thistle): carduus nutans-accompanied by bumble bee
  • Clearwing hummingbird moth: Hemaris thysbe sampling common milkweed: Asclepias syriaca
  • Several bumble bees: Apidae bombus on common milkweed
  • One cluster of milkweed with several bumblebee harvesting pollen
  • Close-up of bumble bee on echinacia or coneflower; Echinacea purpurea
  • Even closer look at bumble bee
  • Back to single cluster of common milkweed with several bumble bees as in shot #13
  • Tiger swallowtail: Papilio glaucas sampling common milkweed
  • Several bumble bees on milkweed clusters-panning to follow zoom out for wide angle view
  • Dark brown? Arizona skipper close-up on common milkweed
  • Close-up of milkweed beetle: Tetraopes tetrophthalunus on leaf of common milkweed
  • Milkweed beetle on milkweed flowers
  • Pearly crescent spot: Phyciodes tharus and bog frilillary: Proclossiana Eunomia on common milkweed-joined by Japanese beetle: Popillia japonica
  • Various skipper butterflies on common milkweed
  • Japanese beetles and grey moth on common milkweed flower
  • Zebra swallowtail butterfly (Protagraphium Marcellus) on common milkweed flower-medium shot
  • Zebra swallowtail on common milkweed flower-close up
  • Zebra swallowtail and bees on common milkweed flower
  • Close-up zebra swallowtail feeding on common milkweed flower
  • Fuzzy, yellow bee on common milkweed flower (end of B roll)

Click here to download video!Milkweed and Pollinators 2 (00:09:48) (Monarch Butterflies)

Date: February 8, 2016

  • 1. Caption: Orange Butterfly
  • Milkweed (Asclepias tuberosa)
  • Butterfly weed: Asclepias tuberosa with Common Black Ground Beetle: Pterostichus melanarius
  • Several clusters of blossoms of Butterfly weed.
  • Close-up of blossoms of Butterfly weed. Zoom in on one cluster. One cluster is unopened.
  • Close-up of flowers and Common Black Ground Beetle crawling on flowers.
  • Two butterflies on butterfly weed. One is Zebra Swallowtail: Protographium Marcellus. The other is Common Sulphur: Colias philodice
  • Close-up Zebra Swallowtail on Orange Butterfly weed.
  • Same butterfly, but front view—eventually flies off.
  • Common Northern Bumble Bee: Bombus fervidus gathering pollen from Orange Butterfly Weed. Small winged bug attacks bumble bee and drives it off.
  • Common Sulphur on Orange Butterfly Weed (Milkweed).
  • Several clusters of Milkweed—zooming in on one cluster.
  • Close-up of Orange Milkweed with several pollinators including California Checkered Beetle: Aulicus terrestris.
  • Pearl Crescent Butterfly: Phyciodes tharos on orange milkweed.
  • Black wasp on butterfly weed—several small pollinators also present
  • Caption: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Green Comet
  • Milkweed
  • Asclepias viridiflora
  • Green Comet Milkweed – zooming in on one cluster of unopened buds for close-ups. Each stem on stalk contains several clusters of flower buds.
  • Close-up of several clusters of Green Comet Milkweed.
  • Bumble bee flies in and lands on milkweed—harvests pollen and flies away.
  • Bumble bee returns and lands on milkweed.
  • Close-up of one cluster of blooms hanging down.
  • Caption: U.S. fish and Wildlife Service
  • Common Milkweed
  • Asclepias syriaca
  • Several stalks with many clusters of Common Milkweed (Asclepias syriaca) zoom in – several pollinators and one bumble bee
  • Close-up of one cluster of blooms of Common Milkweed and and Golden Northern Bumble Bee (Bombus fervidus) gathering pollen.
  • Wide angle shot of Common Milkweed.
  • Close-up of single cluster of Milkweed and Bumble Bee.
  • Back to wide angle view of Milkweed with several clusters of blooms.
  • Close-up of single cluster of opened blossoms of Milkweed and Bumble bee harvesting pollen.
  • Back to wide-angle view.
  • Close-up of cluster of Milkweed blooms.
  • Close-up of single cluster of Milkweed and two Bumble bees.
  • Medium view of Milkweed clusters.
  • Back to single cluster and Bumble bee.
  • Several close-up clusters of Milkweed and Bumble bee.
  • END

Click here to download video!Monarch Butterfly 1 (00:14:22) (Monarch Butterflies)

Date: 03/17/2015
Location: USA National Wildlife Refuges
Description: Single Monarch on ground

  • Monarchs in evergreen
  • Small group of Monarchs in Eucalyptus
  • Close up of Monarch Chrysalis
  • Single Monarch on Flower
  • Single Monarch on plant
  • Monarch Larvae on stem
  • Overwintering Monarchs on Pine. Tagged Monarch
  • Clustered Monarchs with Tags
  • Close up on Clustered Monarchs
  • Clustered Monarchs flutter wings
  • Clustered Monarchs with Tags
  • Bright Orange Monarch in cluster
  • Clustered Monarchs medium shot with Tags
  • Clustered Monarchs on tree
  • Clustered Monarchs cold morning
  • Close up on Cluster
  • Close up on Cluster no movement in butterflies
  • Mediium shot of Monarch cluster
  • Cluster of monarchs on cypress
  • Medium shot of still Monarch cluster
  • Close up on Monarchs on Cypress
  • Single Monarch in foreground cluster in background
  • Super Close up on Monarchs
  • Medium shot cluster of Monarchs on Cypress
  • Monaarchs in Cluster
  • Single Monarch Flutters on ground flies away
  • Monarchs start to move in cluster
  • Close Up on Monarchs
  • Medium shot of Monarch narrow cluster
  • Monarchs start to move in cluster
  • Sunlight on small cluster on Eucalyptus
  • Close up on Monarchs in cluster fluttering
  • Medium shot of large cluster fluttering
  • Monarchs dangle at bottom of branch
  • Monarchs moving at the end of large cluster
  • Lots of butterflies fluttering
  • Defocused shot of butterflies 
  • Focused shot of same shot
  • END

Click here to download video!Monarch Butterfly 2 (00:10:07) (Monarch Butterflies)

Date: March 20, 2016

  • Various shots of adult Monarch butterflies on swamp milkweed (Asclepias incarnate)
  • Various shots of adult Monarch butterfly on smooth sumac leaves and berries
  • MS Monarch butterfly adult perched on branch with blue FWS shirt in background
  • Various shots of adult Monarch butterflies on Common Milkweed and stocks
  • END

Click here to download video!Monarch Lifecycle 1 (00:09:46) (Monarch Butterflies)

Date: March 20, 2016

  • Monarch Butterfly (Danaus plexippus) egg on milkweed leaf (Asclepias syriaca) – several shots/angles
  • Monarch egg with first instar caterpillar emerging
  • Time lapse Monarch egg hatching
  • First instar caterpillar eats old egg
  • First instar caterpillar walks around on leaf
  • Second instar Monarch Butterfly caterpillar on leaf (some with aphid in foreground)
  • END

Click here to download video!Monarch Lifecycle 2 (00:10:21) (Monarch Butterflies)

Date: March 20, 2016

  • Third instar Monarch Butterfly caterpillar (Danaus plexippus) on leaf – several angles
  • Fourth instar Monarch caterpillar on leaf, walking, eating leaf
  • Fifth instar Monarch caterpillar, walking on leaf, eating, two caterpillars eating leaf
  • Fifth instar Monarch caterpillar “J” – hanging from milkweed leaf
  • Fifth instar caterpillar changes to chrysalis time-lapse and real-time
  • END

Click here to download video!Monarch Lifecycle 3 (00:13:47) (Monarch Butterflies)

Date: March 20, 2016

  • Various close-ups of chrysalis
  • Time-lapse chrysalis changing colors
  • Time-lapse of two chrysalides changing color and butterflies emerging
  • WS Monarch emerging from chrysalis and pumping-up wings (time-lapse)
  • WS Monarch emerging from chrysalis #2 (time-lapse)
  • WS Monarch emerging from chrysalis – real-time footage
  • CU tilt-up from Monarch’s wings to body with old chrysalis
  • WS tilt-up from Monarch’s wings to body with old chrysalis
  • CU Monarch’s wings – 3 versions
  • CU Monarch’s head while clinging to chrysalis
  • MCU tilt-up from Monarch’s wings to head, attached to old chrysalis
  • Adult Monarch butterfly footage: Monarch on thistle – several shots
  • WS Monarch butterflies flutter near milkweeds
  • MS/CU Monarch hanging on sunflower (Helianthus)
  • MS Monarch perched on late-Summer milkweed (Butterfly weed)
  • MCU Monarch perched under Common Milkweed leaf
  • MS Monarch perched on tall Milkweed pod
  • MS/Zoom-in Monarch on Fall red sumac leaves and berries

Click here to download video!Monarch Tagging (00:05:59) (Monarch Butterflies)

Date: March 20, 2016

  • Various shots of adult Monarch butterflies on swamp milkweed (Asclepias incarnate)
  • Various shots of adult Monarch butterfly on smooth sumac leaves and berries
  • MS Monarch butterfly adult perched on branch with blue FWS shirt in background
  • Various shots of adult Monarch butterflies on Common Milkweed and stocks
  • END

Click here to download video!Northwest Fisheries 1 (00:10:04) (People & Places)

Date: 01/13/2016

  • Building with signs – Spring Creek National Fish Hatchery (NFH) with logo of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Pan down to several people taking notes while standing in front of the above building
  • Fishery worker standing in waterway with screen in hatchery-in front of screen are many salmon-Sockeye (Oncorhynchus nerka)
  • Chute with water rushing through also many salmon
  • Gold colored school bus with name Trout Lake School District No. 400. One person-adult woman exiting
  • School bus-White Salmon Valley School District No. 405
  • Several people, one of whom is a woman in jacket with USF logo on sleeve
  • Man and woman standing in front of lake-both have fishing poles
  • Same scene as No. 8 but many small boats now visible
  • Young woman pouring water in large metal basin containing salmon eggs-zoom in on eggs
  • Adult male working in lab wearing cap with FWS logo on it
  • Two women and one man in lab-one woman holding up basin with Salmon eggs
  • Adult male picking up Salmon (sockeye?) from table slicing it open and emptying eggs into large basin
  • Close-up of Salmon eggs being poured into basin
  • Close-up of Salmon being picked up from round table and squeezing milk from it into basin with eggs
  • Round table with several Salmon
  • Several people picking up basins from stacks on table
  • Several people in lab-one putting Salmon on round table
  • Woman on cart-driving through lab
  • Close-up of Salmon eggs being poured into trays
  • Close-up of man pouring Salmon eggs into trays
  • Close-up of trays
  • Close-up of fish head
  • Woman in lab pushing fish along
  • Close-up of round table with Salmon
  • Young woman carrying large Salmon slicing it open and pouring into large basin
  • Wide angle view of lab with many things going on
  • Woman holding child and overlooking lake-background of low mountains and gray sky
  • Same woman and child observing painting of Salmon with two workmen, one pouring eggs, the other milk
  • Same woman and child overlooking lake with 1 shot on right-small trees
  • Same woman and child walking along lake bank
  • Two women using long pole and net to catch Salmon in rushing water
  • Man doing same
  • Close-up of fish in net
  • Several nets draped in water along rushing water
  • Close-up of skin of Salmon
  • Other view of same
  • Two Salmon fillet on grill being cooked
  • Cement enclosure with many Salmon with grill door shut
  • Back to smoke pit with three pieces of fish smoking
  • Two young women and several people dressed in fish costumes, and in raccoon costume
  • Several people dancing/walking behind native banging drum
  • Scenic: waterway with several trees on shore-background of mountains and blue grey sky
  • Scenic: shallow waterway with trees on shore background of angled mountains-pale blue sky
  • Closer view of trees, shallow water, mountains, blue sky. Zoom out for wider angle view. Good reflections in water.
  • End (30)

Click here to download video!Northwest Fisheries 1 (00:10:04) (People & Places)

Date: 01/13/2016

  • Shallow water way with leaves of brush on upper right-fish can be seen swimming-zoom in for close-up of fish-Sockeye Salmon with white mold on back
  • Zoom in on Sockeye Salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka)-one comes in from right side-turns around and swims parallel to other one
    Zoom in for closer view of head
  • Follows Sockeye Salmon by panning left
  • Shallow water with stones on bottom. Salmon swimming
  • Aerial view of side of mountain-road below-small projection of parking lot and buildings below lower left has grass-pine trees-can see trucks on roadway
  • Scenic Crescent shaped side of mountain with waterway on right, grass, brush, pine trees on left-Zoom in for view as in #6
  • Scenic waterway running lower left to mid right-lower right corner is pine trees-background dark green
  • Zoom in with mainly waterway, pine trees on right-mostly waterway
  • Scenic: River lower left to lower right-pine tree on right lower corner-background low mountains-blue gray sky
  • Zoom in to show more of side of mountain with pine trees and grass in lower right-river lower left mountains and blue sky background
  • Scenic: Misty view of harbor with drawbridge-zoom out slowly for wide angle view
  • Scenic: foreground in river-drawbridge-Pine tree on left blue sky with whispy white clouds background
  • Scenic: Water way foreground-pine trees-mid right several mountains in background with low lying clouds-blue gray sky, Zoom in for close-up
  • Zoom back out for wide angle view
  • Scenic: Misty view of layers of pine trees-kite skier in waterway
  • Scenic waterway-mountains-ship approaching from left
  • Small boat in lower right-paddle boat enters from right, background is side of mountain
  • Background is side of mountain-foreground is waterway with multiple small boats
  • Fisherman holding rod-paddle boat seen faraway
  • Small boat-man casting-dog next to him
  • Very small boat with man fishing
  • Several small b oats-paddle steamer enters from right zoom out for wide angle view
  • Small boat with two men-one holding rod-the other is holding net with chinook salmon
  • Several small boats
  • Wide angle view of several small boats-zoom in several times for close-ups
  • Single small boat-background of mountains-with low lying white clouds
  • Single small boat moving left to right background mountains with low lying clouds
  • Wide angle view-small boat tending net-other small boats in distance-background of base of mountains
  • Close-up of two men in small boat tending net
  • Zoom out for wide angle view of same
  • (end -30 )

Click here to download video!Outdoor Recreation (00:10:56) (People & Places)

  • A: Charles M. Russell NWR, Montana
    • Three people fishing
    • Women fishing
    • Two children and Ranger catching small fish
    • Two children with a catch
    • Women and two small children in grass
    • Several people and employee walking by pond
    • Two people birding
    • Two people with duck ID book
    • Two people in camouflage clothes hiking
  • B: DeSoto NWR, Iowa & Nebraska
    • Employee in boat with two adults and children watching
    • Young child with a fishing pole
    • Adult helping children to fish
    • Young man and woman examining specimen
    • Two people on walkway over water
    • Close up of same two people
    • Four young people biking
    • Power boat on waterway
    • Four people in Princecraft power boat
    • Fishing from bench (silhouette)
    • Two men observing
    • Elderly man pushing elderly woman in wheelchair
    • Photographer taking photos
    • Hunter with turkey
    • Four people birding
  • C: Squaw Creek NWR, Missouri
    • Photographer setting up
    • Photographer discussing area
    • Five children on bikes
    • Four children on bikes
    • Two birders , one in wheelchair
    • Several people birding
    • Woman with two children
  • D: Forsythe NWR, New Jersey
    • Group birding and photographing
    • Child hiking on trail
    • Beach scene
  • E: Bombay Hook NWR, New Jersey
    • Two adults hiking on boardwalk trail
    • Two adults hiking on boardwalk trail and birding
    • Two adults birding (close-up)
    • Two adults on trail
    • Two adults on walkway to lake
  • F: Alaska
    • Three on rubber boat fishing
    • Three showing catch and releasing
    • Man fishing and catching
    • Snow mobiling
    • Two fishing
    • Third joining in
    • Hunter
    • Two children and woman picking wild blueberries
    • Wild blueberries
  • G: Lower Rio Grande NWR, Texas
    • Border Patrol walking trail
    • Border Patrol consulting map
  • H: Kofa NWR, Arizona
    • Helicopter trailing a bighorn sheep
    • Tagging and releasing bighorn sheep
    • Helicopter chasing again
    • Tagging and releasing again
  • I: Bombay Hook NWR, Delaware
    • Two people in grass involved in water level management
    • Two people at waterway inlet involved in water level management
    • Woman with binoculars involved in water level management
  • J: San Francisco Bay NWR, California
    • Ranger lecturing group on trail
    • Group (silhouette)
    • Group on small bridge
  • K: Togiak NWR, Alaska
    • Group fishing
    • Group fishing from a boat
    • Photographer on shore
    • Photographer setting up in a blind
    • Hunter observing moose
    • Moose
    • Edge-touring snow mobile
  • L: Kuskokwim River, Alaska
    • Net fishing
    • Measuring fish
  • M: Squaw Creek NWR, Missouri
    • Water sluicing
    • Closing valve
    • Tractor grading
    • Road work
    • Observing massive bird flight
    • Child using viewer
    • Squaw Creek NWR sign
    • Bus group
    • Looking at duck pictures
    • Hiking on a trail
    • Cutting trail
  • N: DeSoto NWR, Nebraska and Iowa
    • Many Canada geese in lake
    • Three adults and three children at water’s edge
    • Three adults and three children at water’s edge picking something
  • O: Charles M. Russell NWR, Nebraska and Iowa
    • Man on horseback with two pack horses
    • Man on horseback at sunset (silhouette)
    • Fire fighters
    • Releasing prairie dog
    • Holding and releasing prairie dog
    • Checking fishing licenses
  • P: Patuxent NWR, Maryland
    • Fire fighters with controlled burn

Click here to download video!Pollinators 1 (00:06:40) (Monarch Butterflies)

Date: February 2016

  • Close-up of Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio Machaon) feeding on common thistle bloom
  • Closer view of head of Tiger Swallowtail with proboscis in bloom of thistle bloom
  • Zoomed out but Tiger Swallowtail is still on thistle
  • Zoomed back in for close-up of head of Tiger Swallowtail
  • Tiger Swallowtail – back – flat view
  • Close-up of Tiger Swallowtail with proboscis in thistle flower, feeding
  • Swallowtails in motion—two swallowtails in flight, panning to follow
  • Tiger Swallowtail and Bumble Bee (Bombus fervidus) both on thistle flower. Bee flies off leaving Swallowtail – viewed from different angles
  • Back to close-up of Tiger Swallowtail going from flower to flower of thistle
  • Back to close-up of Tiger Swallowtail on blossom of thistle
  • Cabbage White – “Small White” – European cabbage white butterfly: Ascia monute perched on green leaf with wing partially opened
  • . Close-up of Honey Bee: Apis mellifera on blossom of cultivar (Lazy Susan) harvesting pollen
  • Eastern Black Swallowtail: Papilio polyxenes and Common Thistle with preboscus in blossom. Just before it flies away – can see colors on underside of wing
  • Northern Cloudy Wing: Thorybes pyledes feeding on thistle
  • Great Spangled Frilillary: Speyeria Cybele on thistle bloom
  • Bumble Bee on blossom (Echinacea purpunea) harvesting pollen
  • Hummingbird Moth: Hemaris thyshe going from blossom to blossom of Milkweed
  • Close-up of Hummingbird moth on Milkweed bloosom
  • Hummingbird moth on Monarda (Bee balm) flower
  • End

Click here to download video!Prescribed Fire at NCTC (00:04:22) (People & Places)

Date: April 15, 2011

  • Prescribed fire at NCTC, Shepherdstown, WV

Click here to download video!Shorebirds (00:01:13) (American Birds)

  • TBA

Click here to download video!Small Mammals (00:09:31) (Fish and Wildlife)

Date: 09/09/2013
Location: USA National Wildlife Refuges
Description: Wildlife Footage from around the refuge system

  • CS Ground Squirrel close up of face, green grass
  • CS Eastern Fox Squirrel (Sciurus niger) in tree, greyish tree branches, white sky
  • MS Fox Squirrel in tree – similar to previous clip but farther away
  • MS similar to previous 2 clips, different angle
  • MS profile view of Eastern Cottontail Rabbit (Sylvilagus floridanus), green grasses surround, zooms in on head, rabble nearly motionless
  • MS American Beaver (Castor Canadensis) chewing base of trees at water’s edge, green vegetation, brown water profile shot
  • MS large tree in foreground, green leafy trees in background, pans down to show Beaver chewing at base of tree, brown water
  • MS similar to clip at 1:22:26
  • MS two biologists looking at Beaver damage to tree, one holding radio receiver, tall green grass, kneeling on ground, one points, they both get up and walk to left
  • WS beaver chewed log on ground, tree chewed by beaver, biologist with radio receiver inspects tree, biologist with clipboard inspects log, tall green grass, forest in background, zooms in on hand on log
  • CS beaver swimming in murky water
  • CS beaver in very shallow muddy water, chewing on small green vegetation, moves right toward tree, moves around tree to area already slightly damaged by beaver
  • Cs beaver chewing on tree, profile, removes small piece of wood, holds in hands and eats
  • WS grasslands, green and brown grasses, rolling hills, beaver lodge blue sky
  • MS beaver lodge dark water green grasses rolling hills blue sky
  • CS beaver swimming in dark colored water, green grasses
  • MS 2 muskrats (Ondatra zibethicus) swimming in dark colored water green grasses
  • MS Northern River Otter (Lutra canadensis) swimming, dark water, brownish/grey tree branches hand into water
  • MS River Otter swimming toward camera, dark water, dark brownish/grey branches handing in water, turns and swims under branches
  • MS River Otter swimming in dark colored water
  • MS River Otter swimming in dark colored water
  • MS River Otter with front paws on tree extend9ing out of water, moves into water, stops near tree limbs, looks around
  • CS River Otter swimming in dark water, dives out of view, zooms out
  • CS River Otter swimming in dark water, close profile of face, water ripples
  • MS 2 River Otters swimming in dark water, one dives out of sight, camera zooms in on remaining otter, 2nd otter pops up out of water under the chin of the other otter, both otters continue swimming, one dives and pops back up again
  • END

Click here to download video!Spring Wildflowers 1 (00:09:46) (People & Places)

Date: April 13, 2015
Location: National Conservation Training Center, WV
Description: Eastern woodland spring wildflowers

  • Ferns on rocky outcrop
  • Twinleaf (Jeffersonia diphylla) flowers
  • Early saxifrage (Saxifraga virginiensis) flowers
  • Spring forest with logs and Virginia Bluebells (Mertensia virginica) , Zoom-in to Blue cohosh (Caulophyllum thalictroides)
  • lowers
  • Squirrel corn (Dicentra canadensis) flowers
  • Spring beauty (Claytonia virginica) flowers
  • Wild ramps on hillside
  • Ferns on rocks
  • Small fern on mossy rock
  • Three purple Trillium (Trillium erectum) flowers
  • Sessile Trillium (Trillium sessile) flowers on mossy rock
  • Sessile Trillium (Trillium sessile) flowers in fall leaves
  • Two Sessile Trillium (Trillium sessile) flowers among Virginia Bluebells (Mertensia virginica)
  • Spring forest floor with many Virginia Bluebells (Mertensia virginica)
  • Virginia Bluebells (Mertensia virginica), on riverbank
  • Virginia Bluebells (Mertensia virginica) – white variants
  • Virginia Bluebells (Mertensia virginica) , bee pollinating
  • Virginia Bluebells (Mertensia virginica) , under tree limbs
  • Virginia Bluebells (Mertensia virginica) , various shots
  • END

Click here to download video!Spring Wildflowers 2 (00:11:24)

Date: June 1, 2015
Location: National Conservation Training Center, WV
Description: Eastern woodland spring wildflowers

  • Columbine (Aquilegia canadensis) on rocky outcrop
  • Yellow iris (Iris pseudacorus), in marsh
  • American Plum (Prunus americana) blossoms
  • White Ash leaves (Fraxinus americana)
  • Pawpaw flowers (Asimina triloba)
  • Twinleaf (Jeffersonia diphylla) flowers
  • Squirrel corn (Dicentra canadensis) flowers
  • Virginia Bluebells (Mertensia virginica) , various shots
  • Great Star Chickweed (Stellaria media) between rock and log
  • Sessile Trillium (Trillium sessile)
  • Dutchman’s Breeches on hillside (Dicentra cucullaria)
  • Sessile Trillium (Trillium sessile) flowers in fall leaves
  • Spring beauty (Claytonia virginica) flowers
  • Cut-leaf Toothwort (Dentaria lacinata)
  • Meadow Rue with flowers (Isopyrum biternatum)
  • Dutchman’s Breeches on hillside (Dicentra cucullaria)
  • Yellow Trout Lily (Erythronium americanum)
  • END

Click here to download video!Sportfish (00:10:00) (Fish and Wildlife)

  • Information Screen
  • WS sauger sits on gravel riverbed
  • MS sauger sits on gravel riverbed
  • MS sauger sits on gravel riverbed
  • MS sauger swims
  • WS redhorse sits on gravel riverbed
  • MS redhorse sits on gravel riverbed
  • MS redhorse sits on gravel riverbed
  • WS shortnose gar swims
  • MS river carpsucker swims
  • MS goldeye swims
  • MS fish swimming: blue suckers, redhorse, smallmouth buffalo, river carpsucker
  • MS fish swimming: river carpsucker, smallmouth buffalo, blue suckers, redhorse
  • MS fish swimming: river carpsucker, blue sucker
  • MS fish swimming: blue sucker, smallmouth buffalo, redhorse
  • MS fish swimming: river carpsucker, smallmouth buffalo, blue suckers, redhorse
  • MS fish swimming: redhorse, smallmouth buffalo, blue suckers, redhorse, river carpsucker
  • MS fish swimming: river carpsucker, smallmouth buffalo, redhorse, blue suckers
  • MS goldeye swims
  • MS fish swimming: river carpsucker, blue suckers, smallmouth buffalo, redhorse
  • MS / CU silver carp swimming
  • MS / CU silver carp swimming
  • MS / CU silver carp swimming
  • MS silver carp swimming
  • MS / CU silver carp swimming
  • MS silver carp swimming
  • MS / CU silver carp swimming
  • MS silver carp swimming

Click here to download video!Sturgeon (00:05:04) (Fish and Wildlife)

  • Information Screen
  • WS pallid sturgeon swims
  • MS pallid sturgeon sits on gravel riverbed
  • MS pan of pallid sturgeon on gravel riverbed
  • MS pallid sturgeon sits on gravel riverbed
  • MS two pallid sturgeon on gravel riverbed
  • MS / WS pallid sturgeon swims
  • Dolly shot (WS to CU) pallid sturgeon
  • Dolly shot / MS pallid sturgeon, shovelnose sturgeon
  • Dolly shot shovelnose sturgeon
  • Dolly shot shovelnose sturgeon
  • Dolly shot shovelnose sturgeon
  • Dolly shot shovelnose sturgeon
  • Tracking shot shovelnose sturgeon
  • Dolly shot shovelnose sturgeon

Click here to download video!Underwater Fish (00:10:53) (Fish and Wildlife)

  • A. Togiak NWR, Alaska 1
    • Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
    • many salmon, mainly Sockeye (Oncorhynchus nerka), some Coho (Oncorhynchus kisutch)
    • Chum Salmon
    • King Salmon
    • Sockeye Salmon
    • Chum and Sockeye Salmon
    • Chum Salmon
    • many mixed Chum, Sockeye, and King Salmon
    • King Salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha)
    • injured Chum Salmon
    • large King Salmon
    • spawning pair of Coho Salmon
    • many King Salmon; one injured
    • many Sockeye Salmon
    • many Rainbow Trout
    • Coho Salmon
  • B. Togiak NWR, Alaska 2
    • many Dolly Varden (Salvelinus malma malma)
    • pair of juvenile Arctic Char (salvelinus alpinus)
  • C. Potomac River
    • native mussels displaying and Brassy Minnows (Hybognathus lantinsoni)
    • native mussel displaying
    • native mussel closed
  • D. West Virginia
    • Brook Trout (Salvelinus fontiualis) and minnows and Rainbow Trout
    • Brook Trout, very still more Brooke Trout swimming
    • single Brook Trout, very still
    • Brook Trout pair
    • Brook Trout close-up
    • several Brook Trout
  • E. WVA
    • Brown Trout (Salmo trutta) under ledge
    • Brown Trout under ledge with one zipping by
  • F. NY
    • Smallmouth Bass (Micropterus dolomieui)
    • Smallmouth Bass on rocky bottom
    • several Rock Bass (Ambloplites rupestris)
  • G. Miscellaneous
    • Snubnose Darter (Etheostoma simoterum)
    • many Blackstripe Minnows (Fundulus notatus)
    • Blackstripe Minnows and Black spotted Minnows
    • Blackstripe Minnow in rocks
    • many minnows

Click here to download video!"USFWS" at Work (00:10:59)

  • A. Lower Rio Grande NWR, Texas
    • Border Patrol walking trail
    • Border Patrol consulting map
  • B. Kofa NWR, Arizona
    • Helicopter trailing a bighorn sheep
    • Tagging and releasing bighorn sheep
    • Helicopter chasing again
    • Tagging and releasing again
  • C. Bombay Hook NWR, Delaware
    • Two people in grass involved in water level management
    • Two people at waterway inlet involved in water level management
    • Woman with binoculars involved in water level management
  • D. San Francisco Bay NWR, California
    • Ranger lecturing group on trail
    • Group (silhouette)
    • Group on small bridge
  • E. Togiak NWR, Alaska
    • Group fishing
    • Group fishing from a boat
    • Photographer on shore
    • Photographer setting up in a blind
    • Hunter observing moose
    • Moose
    • Edge-touring snow mobile
  • F. Kuskokwim River, Alaska
    • Net fishing
    • Measuring fish
  • G. Squaw Creek NWR, Missouri
    • Water sluicing
    • Closing valve
    • Tractor grading
    • Road work
    • Observing massive bird flight
    • Child using viewer
    • Squaw Creek NWR sign
    • Bus group
    • Looking at duck pictures
    • Hiking on a trail
    • Cutting trail
  • H. DeSoto NWR, Nebraska and Iowa
    • Many Canada geese in lake
    • Three adults and three children at water’s edge
    • Three adults and three children at water’s edge picking something
  • I. Charles M. Russell NWR, Nebraska and Iowa
    • Man on horseback with two pack horses
    • Man on horseback at sunset (silhouette)
    • Fire fighters
    • Releasing prairie dog
    • Holding and releasing prairie dog
    • Checking fishing licenses
  • J. Patuxent NWR, Maryland
    • Fire fighters with controlled burn
  • END

Click here to download video!USFWS Law Enforcement 1 (00:10:05) (People & Places)

Date: May 29, 2015
Location: Silvio O. Conte NWR, Vermont, Loxahatchee NWR, Florida, and Merritt Island NWR, Florida
Description: U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service Refuge Law Enforcement officers at work

  • Refuge Law Enforcement officer prepares K9 dog for work
  • Refuge Law Enforcement officer tracking with K9 dog
  • Refuge Law Enforcement officer walking with K9 dog
  • K9 dog retrieves toy, officer takes toy
  • LE officer drives boat slowly, looks thru binoculars
  • Aerial view of LE officer driving boat slow, then fast
  • Refuge officer and pilot examining map in front of helicopter
  • Refuge officer watches helicopter take off
  • Helicopter release buckets of water (3X)
  • Refuge LE officer watches prescribed fire
  • CU burning grass
  • Refuge LE officer pilots airboat past NASA buildings
  • Aerial view of FWS Airboat at Loxahatchee NWR, Florida
  • Refuge LE officer takes pictures of manatee skeleton
  • Refuge LE officer examines dead sea turtle
  • Refuge LE officer checks angler’s fishing license
  • Refuge LE officer checks several anglers’ licenses
  • Hunter with dogs walks by in snow
  • Hunter with dogs walks by refuge sign in snow
    Hunter with dogs walks by in snow
  • Refuge LE officer checks hunter’s gun and license
  • Refuge LE officer on snow machine pulls over snow machine driver
  • Refuge LE officer talks with snow machine driver
  • Refuge LE officer talks on radio
  • Refuge LE officer driving snow machine
  • END

Click here to download video!USFWS Law Enforcement 2 (00:9:11) (People & Places)

Date: May 29, 2015
Location: Silvio O. Conte NWR, Vermont and The National Conservation Training Center, WV
Description: U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service Refuge Law Enforcement officers at work

  • Refuge Law Enforcement officer patrolling woods on snow machine
  • Refuge Law Enforcement officer patrolling on snowshoes checks trapper
  • Trapper walking on snowshoes along creek
  • Refuge Law Enforcement officer patrolling on snowshoes along creek
  • Refuge Law Enforcement officer patrolling on snow machine on hilltop
  • Refuge Law Enforcement officer on snow machine on hilltop with radio
  • Refuge Law Enforcement officer on snow machine checks ice fisher
  • Refuge Law Enforcement officer patrolling forest edge on yellow snow machine
  • K9 dog at rest
  • K9 dog tracking in field with officers
  • K9 dog with badge
  • K9 dog tracking in field
  • K9 dog and officer searching room
  • END

Click here to download video!Wind Power 1 (00:10:06) (People & Places)

Date: July 2013
Location: Mount Storm, West Virginia
Description: Wind Power Broadcast B-roll

  • information screen
  • WS wind turbines blue sky, white clouds, summer, green trees to left of turbines, wildflowers in foreground
  • WS single wind turbine on right, electrical substation to left, green hills in background, hazy blue sky, summer, wildflowers in foreground CS wind turbine, framed on right by green tree, summer, cloudy blue sky, green trees, multiple turbines in background
  • WS multiple wind turbines, green hills, summer, blue grey sky
  • MS wind turbines framed in front by green trees, hazy turbine in background, almost white sky, hills
  • MS wind turbines across hilltop, framed by wildflowers/grasses, summer, green trees and grass, milky white sky, slight breeze blowing through grasses and wildflowers
  • CS single wind turbine on white sky framed by green trees
  • WS many wind turbines (wind farm?) summer, blue sky white clouds, green trees, green hills, wildflowers
  • WS wildflowers, tall brownish green grasses, pan up to green tree line, tops of wind turbines turning above tree line, grey sky
  • WS wind farm, multiple wind turbines stretched out across rolling green hills, summer, green trees, green fields, framed on right by trees, milky white sky
  • CS single wind turbine, framed by green trees on left and right, cloudy sky, summer, slight breeze
  • WS stacked shot of many wind turbines, green trees, summer, cloudy blue sky green grass
  • WS two tall “smoke” stacks, white smoke rising, white sky, hazy green mountains, line of wind turbine blades visible above green tree line that frames shot in foreground
  • MS side view of single wind turbine, light blue sky green trees frame shot at bottom, summer
  • CS same angle as previous clip but closer, single wind turbine close up on light blue cloudy sky
  • MS overview of wind farm, many wind turbines across green hills, summer, grey sky, row of turbines closest to camera at right side of shot, fading off in distance to the left, few birds flying over
  • CS center of wind turbine, light blue sky framed by green tree tops at bottom of shot, turbine off to right, blades fill up space to left of view as they rotate
  • MS bird sitting on tree branch, green tree tops, light blue sky, summer, blades of wind turbine pass through in background, breeze blowing through trees
  • CS very close shot of center of wind turbine, line of bolts that connect cone to turbine visible, cloudy blue sky
  • WS wind farm, summer, green tree, green hills, cloudy white sky
  • MS wind farm, stacked shot, closest wind turbine to right many wind turbines stretch out to left, green hills, milky white sky, summer
  • WS single wind turbine, very light blue sky, hazy green hills, bird flies in front of turbine, camera follows bird as it flies between wind turbines, behind trees and out of view, many wind turbines visible as camera pans left following bird
  • CS wind turbine framed by green trees to left, bird flying in the space between the turbine and the trees, grey sky
  • MS tops of many wind turbines, green tree covered hills, white sky
  • WS bright green trees, very light blue sky, power plant smoke stacks to right, summer, zooms out slowly across green trees to two wind turbines – one on each side of shot
  • MS one wind turbine to left of shot, 2 turbines in middle row of many turbines to right, dark blue-grey sky, green trees, summer
  • MS wind turbines stretching off into distance to right, cloudy blue sky, summer, green trees frame to left
  • MS wind farm stretching out from left to right across green hill, center turbines shaded and appear grey, blue grey sky, summer
  • MS line of wind turbines, looking at an upward angle, cloudy blue sky, green trees to either side of turbines, summer
  • WS tops of many wind turbines visible behind row of green trees, grey sky, hazy, grasses blowing in wind along bottom of view
  • MS cloudy blue sky, green trees, summer, wind turbine in foreground with many more turbines visible in background – all clustered in center of shot
  • WS misty/foggy view, grey, fog rising up from field, dark tree line and hills, wind turbines barely visible through fog, grey sky, no colors other than various shades of grey
  • MS similar to previous shot but closer and lighter, fog rolling through is visible at bottom of shot
  • MS top of wind turbine, hazy green tree line, light grey sky, second turbine barely visible beyond first
  • WS fog rolling across shot in foreground, green trees, wind turbines along ridge – obscured by fog, whitish-grey sky
  • MS wind turbines – wind farm, green hills, grey sky, summer, zooms out to show many more turbines, blue sky, green trees, wildflowers
  • MS single wind turbine, power pole, many power lines, summer, blue sky, rolling green hills, farm visible in background
  • MS many wind turbines, turbines across green hills, wildflowers, blue cloudy sky, summer, shadow of rotating blade visible in right lower corner
  • MS 2 wind turbines – one on each side of shot, power plant, smoke stacks between turbines, green trees in foreground, very light blue sky, summer, steam rising from stacks
  • MS green grasses and trees, wildflowers, wind turbines clustered to both left and right of view, cloudy blue sky, summer
  • CS many wind turbines facing in different directions, closest at left of view fading toward distance to the right, green trees, green hills, summer light blue sky
  • MS wind turbine – low angle, cloudy blue sky, green tree tops and other turbines barely visible at bottom of view
  • CS top of wind turbine, blue cloudy sky, bird flies through
  • MS wind farm on green hilltops, some turbines appear grey, others white, summer, cloudy blue sky
  • MS 3 wind turbines in a row, poles of 2nd and 3rd turbines hidden behind first one, many other wind turbines in background, green trees, brown/green grasses, cloudy blue sky, framed by trees to right of view, summer
  • CS top of wind turbine, cloudy sky, framed at bottom by green tree tops, summer
  • CS similar to previous clip but closer
  • MS wind farm, framed left and bottom by green trees, hazy green hills, milky white sky
  • WS green trees, tan/green berm in foreground, wind farm, hazy green hills, power plant smoke stacks in background to right, very light blue sky
  • CS low angle wind turbine, cloudy blue sky
  • CS very close shot of center cone of wind turbine, row of bolts attaching center cone visible, white sky
  • MS wind farm, many wind turbines, green hills, hazy, white sky, summer
  • WS green field, green trees, green hills, wind farm, white sky, framed by green tree tops at bottom, summer
  • WS similar to previous clip – different angle
  • WS wind turbines across ridge, wildflowers and green grass, cloudy white sky
  • END

Click here to download video!Wind Power 2 (00:10:33) (People & Places)

Date: June 2014
Location: Altamont Pass, Alameda County, California
Description: Wind Power Broadcast B-roll

• Information Screen
• WS wind turbines (bare metal) on hill, blue sky, brown grass
• MS wind turbines (bare metal), blue sky
• WS wind turbines (bare metal) on hill , blue sky, brown grass, pan right to turbines
• WS wind turbines (white) on hill , blue sky, green tree, brown grass, pan left to turbines
• WS wind turbines (white) on hill, blue sky, brown grass, pan right to turbines
• MS wind turbines (white), blue sky
• CU wind turbine (white), blue sky
• WS wind turbine (white) on hill, blue sky, brown grass
• WS wind turbine (white) on hill, blue sky, brown grass, pan left to turbine
• MS wind turbine (white) on hill, blue sky
• CU wind turbine (white) on hill, blue sky
• EWS hundreds of wind turbines (bare metal) on hill, blue-gray sky, brown grass, power lines, pan right
• WS hundreds of wind turbines (bare metal) on hill, blue-gray sky, brown grass, power lines
• MS hundreds of wind turbines (bare metal) on hill, blue-gray sky, brown grass, power lines
• CU hundreds of wind turbines (bare metal) on hill, blue-gray sky, brown grass, power lines
• MS hundreds of wind turbines (various types) on hill, blue-gray sky, brown grass, power lines
• MS hundreds of wind turbines (various types) on hill, blue-gray sky, brown grass, power lines, pan right
• MS numerous wind turbines (various types) on hill, blue-gray sky, brown grass, power lines
• MS numerous wind turbines (various types) on hill, blue-gray sky, brown grass, power lines
• WS 14 wind turbines (metal w/ white blades) on hill, blue-gray sky, brown grass, industrial buildings in background
• WS wind turbines (metal w/ white blades) on hill, blue-gray sky, brown grass, cattle, pan right to power substation
• MS power substation, brown grass
• MS wind turbines behind hill, blue-gray sky, brown grass, power lines
• MS cow near wind turbines, brown grass
• MS cow near wind turbines, brown grass
• WS two cows near wind turbines, brown grass
• CU wind turbine, blue sky
• WS cows at base of wind turbines, brown grass, electric transmission towers and houses in background
• CU wind turbine, blue sky
• MS wind turbines (metal w/ white blades) on hill, blue sky, brown grass, pan right
• WS wind turbines behind hill, blue sky, brown grass, numerous turbines in background
• WS trees, wind turbines, electrical transmission towers
• WS line of wind turbines (metal w/ white blades) on hill, power lines
• MS line of wind turbines (metal w/ white blades) on hill, power lines
• MS line of wind turbines (metal w/ white blades) on hill, power lines
• WS pine trees, wind turbines in background
• WS wind turbines on hill, blue-gray sky, brown grass, pan left
• MS wind turbines on hill, blue-gray sky, brown grass
• MS wind turbines on hill, blue-gray sky, brown grass, pan right
• MS wind turbines on hill, blue-gray sky, brown grass, pan right
• MS wind turbines on hill, blue-gray sky, brown grass
• END