Journal of Biocommunication Showcase

The Imaginative Work of Bob Turner
A JBC Natural Science Photographic Showcase

 

This JBC Showcase is a bountiful offering of natural science images captured by BCA Emeritus Member, Bob Turner. Retired now for better than eleven years, Bob has maintained a passion for traveling to various locations, regardless of whether it's local, national, or an international destination in pursuit of imaging wildlife species and unusual scenic environs. The scope of wildlife species, primarily birds and mammals, are diverse, as are the medley of elegant landscapes and waterscapes.

In addition to the pleasure Bob derives from going "on-the-hunt" capturing elusive images, he takes great satisfaction in sharing the images. Numerous photos have been donated to nature organizations' newsletters or birding web sites to help illustrate species identity, and he enjoys posting images on social media for public viewing. Plus, at BCA's BIOCOMM meetings he has presented numerous papers and short talks about his imaging making during Show-Us-Your-Stuff, BCA's popular image sharing session.

Each image in this Showcase of wildlife species is identified with both its common and scientific name. The general location of all images, including scenic destinations, are documented as well. All images were captured using a variety of conventional digital imaging methods, or digiscoping techniques.

 

Bob Turner, RBP, FBPA
photo credit: David Freeman

Great Egret (Area alba) Rialto Beach, Pacific Ocean Great Blue Heron (Ardea Herodia) Pronghorns (Antilocapra Americana) Brandt's Cormorants (Phalacrocorax penicillatus) Black-necked Stilt (Himantopus mexicanus) Schwabacher Landing on Snake River
Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis) Bull Elk Bugling (Cervus Canadensi) Burrowing Owl (Athene cunicularia) Grizzly Bear (Ursus Arctos horribillis) Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly (Papalio glaucus) Norfolk Island Pacific Salmon Cascades
Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus) Desert Bighorn Sheep (Ovis Canadensis nelsoni) Clark's Grebe, (Aechmophorus clarkii) Grand Teton Mountain Range Acorn Woodpecker (Melanerpes formicivorus) Harbor Seals (Phoca vitulina) Nuttall's Woodpeckers (Dryobates nuttallii)
Geyser Pool Overflow Canada Geese (Branta Canadensis) Hoh Rain Forest Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) Orca 'Killer Whale' Pod Yellow-bellied Marmot (Marmota flaviventris) Turkey Tail Mushrooms (Coriolus versicolor)
Northern Pintail (Anas acuta) Maritime Forest Shoreline Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus), juvenile McWay Cove and Falls Green-winged Teal (Anas crecca) Mountain Goats (Oreamnos americanus) Pergrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus)
Red Sandstone Formations Bull Elk in Repose (Cervus Canadensi) Burrowing Owl (Athene cunicularia) Bald Eagle Soaring (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) Nuttall's Woodpecker (Dryobates nuttallii) Pronghorn Buck (Antilocapra Americana) Oxbow Bend
Osprey, 'Fish Hawk' (Pandion haliatus) Fishcap Lake Grizzly Bear Foraging Monarch Caterpillar (Danaus plexippus) Ring-necked Duck (Aythya collaris) Eagle Owl (Bubo bubo) White-tailed Kites Mating (Elanus leucurus)
2nd Beach, La Push, Pacific Ocean Green Heron (Butorides virescens) Monarch Butterfly (Danaus plexippus) Bufflehead Duck (Bucephala albeola) Longs Peak Western Gulls (Larus occidentalis) Nuttall's Woodpecker (Dryobates nuttallii)
Sol Duc Falls Anna's Humingbird (Calypte anna) Red-tailed Hawk Soaring (Buteo jamaicensis) Great Horned Owl Roosting (Bubo Verginianus) Red-napped Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus nuchalis) Geological Formations Red-crested Pochard (Netta refina)
Red Deer (Cervus elaphus) Juveniles Sparring Cinnamon Teal (Spatula cyanoptera) Bull Elk (Cervus Canadensi) Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus) White-headed Woodpecker (Leuconotopicus albolarvatus) Bull Moose (Alces alces) Great Blue Heron Portrait (Ardea Herodia)
Sunset at La Push Inlet Great Horned Owl (Bubo Verginianus) Yellowstone Canyon and South Falls Double-crested Cormorants (Phalacrocorax brasilianus) Downey Woodpecker (Picoidies pubescens) American Bisons (Bison bison) Spotted Towhee (Pipilo maculates)
Humpbacked Whale Sounding (Megaptera novaengliae) Canada Goose Portrait (Branta Canadensis) Pine Squirrel American Bald Eagles (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) European Starling & Nestlings (Sturnus vulgaris) Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus) Jenny Lake
Mountain Goat (Oreamnos americanus) Elk Herd (Cervus Canadensis) Worm's Head (headland) Wood Duck Portrait (Aix sponsa) Great Egret (Ardea alba) Elks Grazing (Cervus Canadensis) Allen's Humingbird (Selasphorus sasin)
Cacti Spring Blooms Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus) Double-crested Cormorant (Nannopterum auritum) Honey Mushrooms (Armillaria mellea) Yellow-capped Night Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) Logan Pass Great Horned Owl Nestling (Bubo Verginianus)

For information about Bob's former professional career, please copy and paste the following URL into a new browser window: http://www.jbiocommunication.org/issues/39-1/showcase1.xml

Bob welcomes your comments by e-mail: rcturner@cox.net