NW Nebraska Turkey Quest

Three Merriam's wild turkeys harvested on our first morning hunt in NW Nebraska near Chadron. The Merriam's subspecies is a beautiful bird with extensive white in the tail fan. Nikon D4 with AFS Nikkor 24mm f/1.4 G.

 

A young buffalo on the prairie outside of Chadron, NE. Nikon D4 with AFS Nikkor 600mm f/4 VRII.

 

A cock pheasant in the prairie grasses. Nikon D4 with AFS Nikkor 600mm f/4 VRII.

 

A lonely road in NW Nebraska. Nikon D4 with AFS Nikkor 24mm f/1.4 G.

 

One of a pair of upland sandpipers we encountered on the prairie. Nikon D4 with AFS Nikkor 600mm f/4 VRII.

 

A buffalo feeding. Nikon D4 with AFS Nikkor 600mm f/4 VRII.

 

Young male pronghorn antelope. Nikon D4 with AFS Nikkor 600mm f/4 VRII.

 

Stars begin to make trails in a 10 minute exposure of the Nebraska sky. Nikon D4 with AFS Nikkor 16-35mm f/4 VRII.

 

A male pheasant displaying this spectacular colors. Nikon D4 with AFS Nikkor 600mm f/4 VRII.
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