By Mike Busch

The Long Island Wildlife Photography Group had another great week and thanks to Jim Botta we have collected just some of the best on the pages below.

Some notable finds this week include a Dovekie, Blue-Winged Teal, Horned Lark, Snow Geese, Graylag Goose, and a great variety of Raptors, Seals, and Winter Ducks.

This week’s cover shot goes to Carole Ryder with a beautiful Long-Tailed Duck.

Try to check out all 9 pages and stay warm today!


American Kestrel – Heff Stoppe

Belted Kingfisher & Lunch – Dan Fiore

Dovekie – Lisa Wollerstein-Whitmore

Horned Lark – Nancy Viscardi-Ricigliano

Juvenile Bald Eagle – Jill Weigold Wendling

Long-Tailed Duck – Carole Ryder

Merlin – Michael Sparks

Northern Harrier – Brian Doherty

Northern Pintail – Jacki Miller Feldbaum

More Images on Pages 2-9