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Ditch, Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Montana, USA

April 28, 2020 - Ditch, Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Montana, USA
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Ford 4x4 camper van on the prairie, Montana, USA

April 26, 2020 - Ford 4x4 camper van on the prairie, Montana, USA
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Dancing at dawn

April 25, 2020 - Dancing at dawn. Sharp-tailed grouse (Tympanuchus phasianellus), Montana, USA Click here for more images of "the maki...
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Fight club 2. Sharp-tailed grouse (Tympanuchus phasianellus) fighting, Montana, USA

April 24, 2020 - Fight club 2. Sharp-tailed grouse (Tympanuchus phasianellus) fighting, Montana, USA Click here for more images of "th...
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Fight club. Sharp-tailed grouse (Tympanuchus phasianellus) fighting, Montana, USA

April 23, 2020 - Fight club. Sharp-tailed grouse (Tympanuchus phasianellus) fighting, Montana, USA Click here for more images of "the...
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Watching the show

April 22, 2020 - Sharp-tailed grouse (T ympanuchus phasianellus) female courted by a male, Montana, USA Click here for more images of...
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Sharp-tailed grouse (Tympanuchus phasianellus) female courted by a male, Montana, USA

April 22, 2020 - Sharp-tailed grouse (Tympanuchus phasianellus) female courted by a male, Montana, USA Click here for more images of "...
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Sharp-tailed grouse (Tympanuchus phasianellus), Montana, USA

April 20, 2020 - Sharp-tailed grouse (Tympanuchus phasianellus), Montana, USA Click here for more images of "the making of the sharp-t...
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Sunset with storm, Sun Prairie, Montana

July 17, 2019 - Sunset with storm, Sun Prairie, Montana
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And the road goes on forever...

July 14, 2019 - Yellow Sweetclover (Melilotus officinalis) (non-native species) lining a dirt road, Montana, USA
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Yellow Sweetclover lining a dirt road, Montana, USA

July 13, 2019 - Yellow Sweetclover (Melilotus officinalis) (non-native species) lining a dirt road, Montana, USA
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Camper van with Yellow Sweetclover lining a dirt road, Montana, USA

July 11, 2019 - Camper van with Yellow Sweetclover (Melilotus officinalis) (non-native species) lining a dirt road, Montana, USA
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Camp spot on the Great Plains, Sun Prairie, Montana, USA

July 09, 2019 - Camp spot on the Great Plains, Sun Prairie, Montana, USA
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Funnel cloud on 5 July 2019, Sun Prairie, Montana

July 08, 2019 - Funnel cloud on 5 July 2019, Sun Prairie, Montana
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Americana: Barley silos, Fairfield, Montana, USA

April 12, 2018 - Americana: Barley silos, Fairfield, Montana, USA Click here for other images of North American culture. Like Marcel...
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Smoke from prescribed grassland fire, Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska, USA

August 10, 2017 - Smoke from prescribed grassland fire, Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska, USA Click here for images of the...
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Burned trees and smoke, Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska, USA

August 08, 2017 - Burned trees and smoke. Prescribed grassland and wetland fire, Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska, USA. Cl...
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Burned grassland, Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska, USA

August 06, 2017 - Prescribed grassland and wetland fire, Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska, USA Click here for images of the...
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Trees and fire, Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska, USA

August 05, 2017 - Prescribed grassland and wetland fire, Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska, USA Click here for images of the...
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Prescribed grassland and wetland fire, Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska

August 04, 2017 - Prescribed grassland and wetland fire, Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska, USA Click here for images of the...
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Road ecology blog: burned right-of-way vegetation, Nebraska, USA

August 03, 2017 - Road ecology blog: Prescribed grassland and wetland fire, Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska, USA Click her...
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Juancarlos Giese working on a prescribed fire, Valentine National Wildlife Refuge

August 03, 2017 - Juancarlos Giese working on a prescribed fire. Prescribed grassland and wetland fire, Valentine National Wildlife Refug...
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Road ecology blog: Prescribed grassland and wetland fire reducing visibility

August 02, 2017 - Road ecology blog: Prescribed grassland and wetland fire reducing visibility along highway, Valentine National Wildlife...
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Prescribed grassland and wetland fire, Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska, USA

August 01, 2017 - Prescribed grassland and wetland fire, Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska, USA Click here for images of the...
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Prescribed fire, UTV with a drip torch starts the fire

July 31, 2017 - Prescribed grassland and wetland fire, Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska, USA. UTV with a drip torch starts...
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Toadstool Geologic Park badlands, Oglala National Grassland, Nebraska, USA

May 07, 2017 - Toadstool Geologic Park badlands, Oglala National Grassland, Nebraska, USA Click here for more images of the Great Pl...
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Moving Sandhills in infrared, Nebraska, USA

May 03, 2017 - Moving Sandhills in infrared, Nebraska, USA I moved the lens horizontally. The second image shows the same landscape wi...
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Toadstool Geologic Park, Oglala National Grassland, Nebraska, USA

May 02, 2017 - Toadstool Geologic Park, Oglala National Grassland, Nebraska, USA Click here for more images of the Great Plains. Li...
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Sandhills in infrared, Nebraska, USA

May 01, 2017 - Sandhills in infrared, Nebraska, USA Click here for more images of the Great Plains. Like Marcel Huijser Photography...
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I got the moves!

May 01, 2017 - Sharp-tailed grouse (Tympanuchus phasianellus), Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska Click here for more imag...
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Our 4x4 camper van, Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska, USA

April 30, 2017 - Our 4x4 camper van, Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska, USA. The loose sand does require 4x4 and high clearanc...
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Tail end

April 29, 2017 - Sharp-tailed grouse (Tympanuchus phasianellus), Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska Click here for more imag...
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Standoff

April 28, 2017 - Sharp-tailed grouse (Tympanuchus phasianellus) rivals facing each other, Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska...
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Our 4x4 camper van, Sandhills, Nebraska, USA

April 28, 2017 - Our 4x4 camper van, Sandhills, Nebraska, USA. Sunny spring day. The Sandhills are a true gem in north central Nebraska....
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Bird's eye

April 27, 2017 - Sharp-tailed grouse (Tympanuchus phasianellus), Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska. If you look closely, you c...
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Blind path

April 27, 2017 - Marcel Huijser leaves the blind at the sharp-tailed grouse lek, Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska, USA Click...
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Sharp-tailed grouse with movement

April 26, 2017 - Sharp-tailed grouse (Tympanuchus phasianellus), Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska. Dancing before the sun com...
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Sharp-tailed grouse (Tympanuchus phasianellus)

April 25, 2017 - Sharp-tailed grouse (Tympanuchus phasianellus), Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska Click here to view more...
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Road ecology blog: getting stuck

April 25, 2017 - Helped someone who got his 2wd mini-van high centered in the loose sand, Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska, U...
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Snow storm coming

April 24, 2017 - Toadstool Geologic Park, Oglala National Grassland, Nebraska, USA Click here for more images of the Great Plains. Li...
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Angry Bird

April 24, 2017 - Sharp-tailed grouse (Tympanuchus phasianellus), Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska Click here to vi...
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Greater prairie chicken (Tympanuchus cupido) displaying at a lek

April 23, 2017 - Greater prairie chicken (Tympanuchus cupido), Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska Click here to view more...
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Greater prairie chicken (Tympanuchus cupido) jumping and flying

April 21, 2017 - You can dance! Greater prairie chicken (Tympanuchus cupido), Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska Click here...
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Marcel Huijser takes a solar shower, Valentine National Wildlife

April 21, 2017 - Marcel Huijser takes a solar shower. Just because you live out of a van for extended periods doesn't mean you shouldn't...
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Sunrise at Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska

April 20, 2017 - Sunrise at Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska. I arrived at the blind one hour before sunrise, waiting for the...
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Greater prairie chicken (Tympanuchus cupido)

April 20, 2017 - Greater prairie chicken (Tympanuchus cupido), Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska Click here to view mor...
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Greater prairie chicken (Tympanuchus cupido) displaying

April 19, 2017 - Greater prairie chicken (Tympanuchus cupido) displaying, Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska. I think this imag...
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This is what the fuz is about

April 19, 2017 - Female greater prairie chicken (Tympanuchus cupido), Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska. The females walk arou...
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Greater prairie chicken (Tympanuchus cupido) jumping, Nebraska

April 18, 2017 - Greater prairie chicken (Tympanuchus cupido) jumping, Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska Click here to view...
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The making of the greater prairie chicken images: Marcel Huijser leaves the blind

April 18, 2017 - Marcel Huijser leaves the blind at the greater prairie chicken lek, Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska, USA. K...
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Show time: Greater prairie chicken (Tympanuchus cupido)

April 17, 2017 - Show time: Greater prairie chicken (Tympanuchus cupido), Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska Click here to v...
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Full frontal

April 17, 2017 - Greater prairie chicken (Tympanuchus cupido), Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska Click here to view more im...
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Greater prairie chicken (Tympanuchus cupido), Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska

April 16, 2017 - Greater prairie chicken (Tympanuchus cupido), Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska. Vulnerable (IUCN, 2017). Th...
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Wind turbines at Freezout Lake, in infrared, Montana, USA.

April 16, 2017 - Wind turbines at Freezout Lake, in infrared, Montana, USA. Click here for more images of the Great Plains. Like Marc...
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Rocky Mountain front in infrared, Freezout Lake, Montana, USA

April 15, 2017 - Rocky Mountain front in infrared, Freezout Lake, Montana, USA Click here for more images of the Great Plains. Like M...
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Montana landscapes: Freezout Lake in infrared

April 14, 2017 - Montana landscapes: Freezout Lake in infrared Click here for more images of the Great Plains. Like Marcel Huijser Ph...
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Abstract landscapes: Prairie at Rocky Mountain front in infrared, Freezout Lake, Montana, USA

March 31, 2017 - Abstract landscapes: Prairie at Rocky Mountain front in infrared, Freezout Lake, Montana, USA. I moved the camera along...
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Black-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus), Wyoming, USA

June 29, 2016 - Black-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus), Wyoming, USA. Click here for images of black-tailed prairie do...
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Road ecology blog: US Hwy 83 through Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska, USA

June 28, 2016 - Road ecology blog: US Hwy 83 through Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska, USA. The highway cuts through a serie...
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Great plains: Sunset reflections, Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska, USA

June 27, 2016 - Great plains: Sunset reflections, Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska, USA. Click here for more images of th...
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Great plains: Sunset over the Sandhills, Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska, USA

June 24, 2016 - Great plains: Sunset over the Sandhills, Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska, USA. Click here for more image...
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Great plains: Sunset, Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska, USA

June 23, 2016 - Great plains: Sunset over the Sandhills, Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska, USA. Click here for more image...
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Road ecology blog: Ornate box turtle on Highway, Nebraska, USA

June 23, 2016 - Road ecology blog: Ornate box turtle (Terrapene ornata ornata) on US Hwy 83 through Valentine National Wildlife Refuge,...
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Black-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus), South Dakota, USA

June 22, 2016 - Black-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus), South Dakota, USA. Click here for images of black-tailed prairie dog...
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Western meadowlark (Sturnella neglecta), Nebraska, USA

April 14, 2016 - Western meadowlark (Sturnella neglecta), Nebraska, USA. Click here to view more images of western meadowlarks. Like...
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Sharp-tailed grouse (Tympanuchus phasianellus), Nebraska, USA

April 13, 2016 - Sharp-tailed grouse (Tympanuchus phasianellus), Nebraska, USA. Click here to view more images of sharp-tailed grouse.
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Greater prairie chicken (Tympanuchus cupido), Nebraska (Vulnerable, IUCN, 2016)

April 12, 2016 - Greater prairie chicken (Tympanuchus cupido), Nebraska (Vulnerable, IUCN, 2016) Click here to view more images of the...
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Outdoor life: Sunset and tent in the high plains, Montana, USA

October 13, 2015 - Outdoor life: Sunset and tent in the high plains, Montana, USA. Click here to view images of outdoor life in Montana....
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Montana landscapes: Wheat field and sky, near Bridger

August 02, 2015 - Montana landscapes: Wheat field and sky, near Bridger. Click here for more images of the Great Plains. Click here for...
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Road ecology blog: Common sunflowers (Helianthus annuus), along dirt road, Montana, USA

August 02, 2015 - Road ecology blog: Common sunflowers (Helianthus annuus), along dirt road, Montana, USA. Click here for other images of...
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Road ecology blog: Wildlife overpass for pronghorn, near Pinedale, Wyoming

July 18, 2014 - Wildlife overpass (west) for pronghorn (Antilocapra americana) (46 m (150 ft) wide), on the Path of the Pronghorn, Trapp...
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Road ecology blog: Wildlife overpass (west) for pronghorn, Wyoming, USA

July 15, 2014 - Wildlife overpass (west) for pronghorn (Antilocapra americana) (46 m (150 ft) wide), on the Path of the Pronghorn, Trapp...
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Montana landscapes: Sunset on the prairie, Montana, USA

October 22, 2013 - Montana landscapes: Sunset on the prairie, Montana, USA. Click here for other images of Rocky Mountain landscapes. Lik...
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Montana wildlife: porcupines and badgers

October 21, 2013 - Last week I saw a North American porcupine (Erethizon dorsatum) next to and inside a burrow. In open areas (including gr...
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Road ecology blog: Gate and fence associated with an underpass, near Havre, Montana, USA

November 16, 2012 - Gate and wildlife fence associated with an underpass, near Havre, Montana, USA. Gates allow for easy human access; for e...
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Road ecology blog: Wildlife fence associated with an underpass, near Havre, Montana, USA

November 15, 2012 - Wildlife fence associated with an underpass, near Havre, Montana, USA Like Marcel Huijser Photography on Facebook: http...
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Road Ecology Blog: wildlife jump-out, near Havre, Montana, USA

November 14, 2012 - This wildlife jump-out or escape ramp is located near Havre, Montana, USA. It allows animals that are trapped in the fen...
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Road Ecology Blog: Wildlife underpass, fencing and jump-outs, near Havre, Montana, USA

November 13, 2012 - Wildlife underpass, fencing and jump-outs, near Havre, Montana, USA. Click here for more images of the wildlife underpas...
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Road sign, house for rent, near Sun Prairie, Montana, USA

November 07, 2012 - Road sign near American Prairie Reserve. "Attention hunters & fishermen, house for rent". Near the American Prairie Rese...
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Sign: Land closed to prairie dog shooting, near Sun Prairie, Montana, USA

November 06, 2012 - Some people refer to prairie dogs as "varmints" and they shoot them for recreation al purposes. This culture is explored...
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Americana: Don't buffalo me, no federal land grab, near Sun Prairie, Montana, USA

November 01, 2012 - Road sign "Don't buffalo me, no federal land grab", near American Prairie Reserve, Sun Prairie, Montana, USA. Interestin...
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Road ecology blog: warning sign "open range, livestock at large"

July 25, 2012 - Yesterday I showed a picture of cows and calves on a dirt road. A bit further down the same road there was a warning sig...
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Montana wildlife: Long-billed curlew (Numenius americanus)

July 13, 2012 - Long-billed curlew (Numenius americanus), Montana, USA Like Marcel Huijser Photography on Facebook: http://www.facebook...
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Montana wildlife: Pronghorn (Antilocapra americana) in grassland

July 10, 2012 - This Pronghorn buck (Antilocapra americana) did not quite know what to think of us. The animal came closer and kept its...
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Montana wildlife: Pronghorn (Antilocapra americana) silhouette

July 09, 2012 - I made this image of a pronghorn (Antilocapra americana) shooting against the light. Of course this makes the exposure c...
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Montana wildlife: black-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus)

July 06, 2012 - Black-tailed prairie dogs (Cynomys ludovicianus) have declined in the last decades and are now considered a species of c...
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Montana wildlife: Burrowing owl (Athene cunicularia) at sunset

July 05, 2012 - Burrowing owls (Athene cunicularia) use prairie dog burrows to nest and roost. They often use the mounds of dirt around...
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