• Loon Photography Tours

    Stan is proud to offer world-class Loon Photography Tours from May-July 2014 in Minnesota's lake country.

    Dates are limited.

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  • Bookstore

    Stan has written and photographed over a hundred state-by-state field guides and other books on nature.

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  • NatureSmart Images

    NatureSmart Images is a web site featuring Stan's popular photography.

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  • Presentations

    Stan Tekiela has given hundreds of talks and seminars across the country.

    Stan's presentations will help you look at wildlife in a whole different way.

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Common Loon


I've been spending a lot of time with loons this spring and early summer. Logging countless hours on my boat photographing loons is not uncommon for me, but this year has...

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Gee-whiz Nature Facts

Crows are one of the few birds that are known to collect and store bright and shiny objects such as bottle tops, broken glass, rings, and shinny gum wrappers just for the fun of it. They are also well known for entertaining themselves by provoking chases from other crows, and even other species of birds such as Bald Eagles.

Current Moon

Loon Photography Tours

From May through July, Stan Tekiela is proud to offer a world-class loon photography tours.

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Do you have any interesting wildlife in your backyard? Any nesting birds, deer, turkeys, reptiles, amphibians, or other unique wildlife? Or maybe a fox or coyote den?

If so, contact Stan at stan@naturesmart.com with your backyard wildlife. If he can get a good photo of the subject, he will send you a print of the photo to hang on your wall.

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NatureSmart Prints and Posters

Stan can be heard all across the Midwest.
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