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  • Wildlife Photography Tours

    Stan is proud to offer two different world-class Wildlife Photography Tours during June and July, 2017 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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Wild Turkey

Autumn is a wonderful time of year. It keeps a wildlife photographer and nature nut like myself very busy. Our extra mild fall weather has extended my wildlife photography season in addition it...

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Gee-whiz Nature Facts

Raptors feet are used for grabbing and killing prey. By grabbing and killing with their feet and not their bill, the hawk can kill potentially dangerous prey while holding it away from its head and body. If it used its bill to kill, it would be exposing its large vulnerable eyes to potential damage.

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Wildlife Photography Tours

Each year, during June and July, Stan Tekiela offers two world-class wildlife photography tours. Here's your chance to learn some tricks of the trade from a top preofessional.

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Check out Stan's latest photos at
NatureSmart Wildlife Images

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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