“William H. Wiley is a passionate photographer whose perceptive eyes invite everyone to celebrate their connection with nature. His wilderness photography reflects his remarkable rapport with the animals that allow him into their everyday lives. A strong supporter of wildlife refuges with a deep reverence for nature, Bill’s images are welcome reminders of the beauty and interconnectedness of the natural world.” – Michael J. Mahoney, Ph.D.
Eastern Kingbird on Thorny Branch
The Eastern Kingbird is a medium-sized bird that is easily recognizable because of a distinctive white band across its tail. It practices a technique called “hawking,” where it flies out to catch insects and returns to the same tall branch.
Tricolored Heron in Hilton Head Wildlife Refuge
Faster than a speeding bullet, a tricolored heron can catch a small fish with its pointed beak. This heron stood motionless in a shallow marsh for nearly two minutes before its head darted into the water, coming up with its next meal.