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All photos on thomasoneil.com 2018
Enter a year 1999-2022.
Some pages contain images from more than one year and the descriptions may refer to other years, but displayed here are only the photos taken in 2018.


Kansas Cosmosphere - Kansas Cosmosphere in Hutchinson July 2005, with followup visits in 2007 and 2018. Historic space vehicles Apollo 13 command module Odyssey, Gus Grissom's long-lost Mercury capsule Liberty Bell 7, and the Gemini X capsule.
The Apollo 13 capsule in 2018 at the Kansas Cosmosphere.
Apollo 13
The Gemini X capsule in 2018 at the Kansas Cosmosphere.
Gemini X
Lunar rover in 2018 at the Kansas Cosmosphere.
Lunar Rover


Mississippi River eagles - Mississippi River eagles, Iowa/Illinois, January 2018. Bald eagles eating fish. Also see YouTube video.
Bald eagles, Keokuk, Iowa, January 2018.  This image was taken with Canon M100 on 500mm lens.  The following image was taken with Canon 5D Mark III on same 500mm lens.
Bald eagles, Keokuk, Iowa, January 2018.
Juvenile bald eagle, Keokuk, Iowa, January 2018.
Bald eagle with a fish, Keokuk, Iowa, January 2018.
Bald eagle with a fish, Keokuk, Iowa, January 2018.
Bald eagle swooping in, Keokuk, Iowa, January 2018.
Bald eagle is successful, Keokuk, Iowa, January 2018.
Bald eagle pulls the fish out of the water, Keokuk, Iowa, January 2018.
Bald eagle with fish, Keokuk, Iowa, January 2018.
Bald eagle with fish, Keokuk, Iowa, January 2018.
Bald eagle with fish, Keokuk, Iowa, January 2018.
A pelican cruises by, Keokuk, Iowa, January 2018.
Juvenile bald eagle, Lock and Dam 18, Illinois, January 2018.
Bald eagle screeching, Lock and Dam 18, Illinois, January 2018.
Bald eagle with fish, Lock and Dam 18, Illinois, January 2018.
Bald eagles on the Mississippi River ice, Lock and Dam 18, Illinois, January 2018.
Bald eagle flies in front of the dam, Lock and Dam 18, Illinois, January 2018.
Juvenile bald eagle, Lock and Dam 18, Illinois, January 2018.
Bald eagle with fish, Lock and Dam 18, Illinois, January 2018.
Juvenile bald eagles sparring for some reason, Lock and Dam 18, Illinois, January 2018.
A pelican floating among the bald eagles, Lock and Dam 18, Illinois, January 2018.
Bald eagle, Lock and Dam 18, Illinois, January 2018.
Bald eagle with fish, Lock and Dam 18, Illinois, January 2018.
Sometimes the fish fits in the beak, Lock and Dam 18, Illinois, January 2018.
Bald eagle with fish, Lock and Dam 18, Illinois, January 2018.
Juvenile bald eagle takes off, Lock and Dam 18, Illinois, January 2018.
Bald eagles, Lock and Dam 18, Illinois, January 2018.
Juvenile bald eagle makes first attempt, 1 of 13 in sequence, Lock and Dam 18, Illinois, January 2018.
Juvenile bald eagle misses, 2 of 13 in sequence, Lock and Dam 18, Illinois, January 2018.
Juvenile bald eagle swings around for another try, 3 of 13 in sequence, Lock and Dam 18, Illinois, January 2018.
Juvenile bald eagle starts second attempt, 4 of 13 in sequence, Lock and Dam 18, Illinois, January 2018.
Juvenile bald eagle locks in, 5 of 13 in sequence, Lock and Dam 18, Illinois, January 2018.
Juvenile bald eagle yanks the fish out of the water, 6 of 13 in sequence, Lock and Dam 18, Illinois, January 2018.
Eagle fishing
Juvenile bald eagle with fish, 7 of 13 in sequence, Lock and Dam 18, Illinois, January 2018.
Juvenile bald eagle with fish, 8 of 13 in sequence, Lock and Dam 18, Illinois, January 2018.
Juvenile bald eagle with fish, 9 of 13 in sequence, Lock and Dam 18, Illinois, January 2018.
Juvenile bald eagle with fish, 10 of 13 in sequence, Lock and Dam 18, Illinois, January 2018.
Juvenile bald eagle with fish, 11 of 13 in sequence, Lock and Dam 18, Illinois, January 2018.
Juvenile bald eagle with fish, 12 of 13 in sequence, Lock and Dam 18, Illinois, January 2018.
Juvenile bald eagle checks his catch, 13 of 13 in sequence, Lock and Dam 18, Illinois, January 2018.
Bald eagle grabs a big fish, Keokuk, Iowa, January 2018.
Bald eagle with a fish, Keokuk, Iowa, January 2018.
Bald eagle struggles to lift big prize, Keokuk, Iowa, January 2018.
Bald eagle finds a spot to enjoy dinner, 1 of 7 in sequence, Keokuk, Iowa, January 2018.
Bald eagle eating fish, 2 of 7 in sequence, Keokuk, Iowa, January 2018.
Bald eagle eating fish, 3 of 7 in sequence Keokuk, Iowa, January 2018.
Eagle dinner
Bald eagle eating fish, 4 of 7 in sequence, Keokuk, Iowa, January 2018.
Bald eagle eating fish, 5 of 7 in sequence, Keokuk, Iowa, January 2018.
Bald eagle eating fish, 6 of 7 in sequence, Keokuk, Iowa, January 2018.
I canīt believe I dropped it, 7 of 7 in sequence, Keokuk, Iowa, January 2018.
Bald eagle grabs a fish, Keokuk, Iowa, January 2018.
Bald eagle with a fish, Keokuk, Iowa, January 2018.
Bald eagle, Keokuk, Iowa, January 2018.
Gone fishinī, Keokuk, Iowa, January 2018.


Trailcam Inferno - Forest fire captured on trailcam, and a few wildlife images.
My trail cameras were located at the bottom of this hill in Wind Cave National Park 2012-18.
Turkeys along the road in north-central Nebraska, February 2018.
Fort Niobrara NWR semi-frozen waterfall, February 2018.
Fort Niobrara NWR semi-frozen waterfall, February 2018.
Bighorn ewe, Badlands National Park, February 2018.
Badlands National Park touched by snow, February 2018.
Deer racing along flats above the Badlands, February 2018.
Deer in the Badlands, February 2018.


Black Hills and Badlands - Custer State Park and Badlands National Park, May 2018. Bison, bighorns, pronghorns, meadowlark, and I found what was left of my trailcam that got destroyed by fire.
Custer State Park May 2018 showing the effects of the November 2017 fire.
Tree almost undercut by 2017 fire, Custer State Park May 2018.  Many trees were scorched on one side and undamaged on the other side.
The remains of my Moultrie trail camera, destroyed by fire in December 2017 in Custer State Park
Bison endure a downpour, Custer State Park.
Bison with calf, Custer State Park.
Three bison calves, Custer State Park.
Bison posing for a nickel, Badlands National Park.
Pronghorns, Custer State Park.
Pronghorn, Custer State Park.
Meadowlark, Custer State Park.
Meadowlark takes flight, Custer State Park.
Group of bighorn ewes, Badlands National Park.
Group of bighorn ewes, Badlands National Park.
Group of bighorn ewes, Badlands National Park.
Group of bighorn ewes, Badlands National Park.
Group of bighorn ewes, Badlands National Park.
Group of bighorn ewes, Badlands National Park.
Group of bighorn ewes, Badlands National Park.
Group of bighorn ewes, Badlands National Park.
Badlands National Park.


4th of July parade - 4th of July parade, Red Lodge, MT, 2018.
4th of July parade, Red Lodge, MT, 2018.
4th of July parade, Red Lodge, MT, 2018.
4th of July parade, Red Lodge, MT, 2018.
4th of July parade, Red Lodge, MT, 2018.
4th of July parade, Red Lodge, MT, 2018.
4th of July parade, Red Lodge, MT, 2018.
4th of July parade, Red Lodge, MT, 2018.
4th of July parade, Red Lodge, MT, 2018.
4th of July parade, Red Lodge, MT, 2018.
4th of July parade, Red Lodge, MT, 2018.
4th of July parade, Red Lodge, MT, 2018.
4th of July parade, Red Lodge, MT, 2018.
4th of July parade, Red Lodge, MT, 2018.
4th of July parade, Red Lodge, MT, 2018.
4th of July parade, Red Lodge, MT, 2018.
4th of July parade, Red Lodge, MT, 2018.
Sunset near Red Lodge, MT, July 1, 2018.


4th of July fireworks - 4th of July fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 2018.
4th of July fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 2018.
4th of July fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 2018.
4th of July fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 2018.
4th of July fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 2018.
4th of July fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 2018.
4th of July fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 2018.
4th of July fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 2018.
4th of July fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 2018.
4th of July fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 2018.
4th of July fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 2018.
4th of July fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 2018.
4th of July fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 2018.
4th of July fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 2018.
4th of July fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 2018.
4th of July fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 2018.
4th of July fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 2018.


Trailcam images - Trailcam images, mostly near Red Lodge, MT, 2017-18. Several moose shots day and night, elk, deer.
Deer near Jewel Cave, South Dakota, 2018.
Deer near Jewel Cave, South Dakota, 2018.


Loess Bluffs NWR - Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri, December 2018. Eagles, snow geese.
Bald eagles, Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri, December 2018.
Missouri Eagles
Bald eagle, Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri, December 2018.
Bald eagles in nest, Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri, December 2018.
Bald eagles in nest, Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri, December 2018.
Bald eagles in nest, Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri, December 2018.
Bald eagles in nest, Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri, December 2018.
Bald eagles in nest, Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri, December 2018.
Bald eagles in nest, Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri, December 2018.
Bald eagle gathering nesting material, Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri, December 2018.
Bald eagle returning to the nest, Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri, December 2018.
Bald eagle returning to the nest, Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri, December 2018.
Bald eagles in nest, Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri, December 2018.
Bald eagles in nest, Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri, December 2018.
Bald eagle returning to the nest, Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri, December 2018.
Bald eagles in nest, Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri, December 2018.
Bald eagle leaving the nest, Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri, December 2018.
Bald eagle leaving the nest, Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri, December 2018.
Bald eagle, Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri, December 2018.
About 20 bald eagles on the ice keeping an eye on the ducks, Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri, December 2018.
Bald eagle trying to stir up the ducks, Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri, December 2018.
Bald eagle carrying nesting material, Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri, December 2018.  This looks like an older juvenile perhaps attempting to nest for the first time.
Juvenile bald eagle, Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri, December 2018.
Juvenile bald eagle takes flight, Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri, December 2018.
Juvenile bald eagle, Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri, December 2018.
Eagle near nest, west loop of Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri, December 2018.  (This is a different nest than most of the images in this slide show.)
Bald eagles, Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri, December 2018.
Bald eagles, Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri, December 2018.
Bald eagles taking a break from nest building, Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri, December 2018.
Bald eagle landing in nest, Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri, December 2018.
Bald eagle lands in the nest, Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri, December 2018.
Bald eagle lands in the nest, Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri, December 2018.
Bald eagle lands in the nest, Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri, December 2018.
Bald eagle placing stick in the nest, Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri, December 2018.
Bald eagle placing stick in the nest, Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri, December 2018.
Bald eagle leaves the nest, Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri, December 2018.
Bald eagle leaves the nest, Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri, December 2018.
Bald eagle leaves the nest, Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri, December 2018.
Bald eagles, Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri, December 2018.
Bald eagles, Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri, December 2018.
Bald eagle eating something, Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri, December 2018.  If you look closely, you can see what looks like a duck foot.
Trumpeter swans, Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri, December 2018.
Trumpeter swans, Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri, December 2018.
Trumpeter swans, Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri, December 2018.
Hawk, perhaps a red-tail even though the red isnīt evident here, Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri, December 2018.
Hawk, perhaps a red-tail, Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri, December 2018.
Hawk, not sure what kind, Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri, December 2018.
Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri, December 2018.

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