Cliff Beittel

Cliff Beittel

THE FILE 150,000 35mm slides, 16.7- and 21-megapixel digital originals. Slides available as drum-quality scans.
OVERVIEW Birds, birdwatchers and birding hot spots; associated mammals, reptiles, plants and landscapes.
NATURAL HISTORY Beautifully lit, calendar-quality bird and wildlife portraits and behavior. Razor-sharp flight shots and action. Groups, interaction, anthropomorphic behavior, humor. Inspirational scenics of birds in habitat. Singing and calling birds. Birds of grasslands, prairie, prairie potholes, subarctic tundra, south Florida, Lower Rio Grande Valley. Birds of the Galapagos and Falkland Islands. Penguins and other seabirds of the Southern Ocean, South Pacific, and Northern Pacific. Migrant songbirds. Wolves, brown bears, mountain lions, lynx, bobcats, and other mammals.
SPECIALTIES Birds, wildlife, wild places, people visiting wild places.
GEOGRAPHIC AREAS North America: Alaska (Homer, Nome, Alaska Peninsula including Katmai NP), southeastern Arizona, southern California, Colorado (Rocky Mountain NP), Florida (Big Cypress NP, Ding Darling NWR, Everglades NP, Loxahatchee NWR, Merritt Island NWR, Sanibel, Venice), Manitoba (Churchill), Minnesota, Montana, New Brunswick (Machias Seal Island), New Mexico (Bosque del Apache NWR), North Dakota (especially Lostwood NWR), Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas (especially lower Rio Grande Valley, coast), Utah (Bryce and Zion NPs), Wyoming (Grand Teton and Yellowstone NPs). Latin America: Belize, Guatemala (Tikal). South America: Falklands, Galápagos. Antarctica: South Georgia, Antarctic Peninsula. North Pacific: Midway Atoll NWR. South Pacific: New Zealand (South Island, subantarctic islands).
CREDITS Magazines: American Hunter, Attaché, Audubon, Birding, Birder's World (including covers, center portraits), Bird Watcher's Digest (including many lead photos), Canadian, Defenders, Ducks Unlimited, GEICO Direct (including cover), Home & Away, Islands, Living Bird (including dozens of covers), Mature Outlook, National Wildlife (including covers, Final Frame), Nature Conservancy, Outdoor America (cover), Outdoor Life, Puddler, Ranger Rick, Rio Grande Valley Nature, Sierra, Texas Highways, Time for Kids (cover), Voyageur, WildBird (including covers), Wilderness, Your Big Backyard (including cover, center poster). Books: Agrupacion Sierra Madre (MX), Bird Watcher's Digest, Capstone, Child's World, Compass Point, Cowles Creative, Ducks Unlimited, W.H. Freeman, HarperResource, Holt Rinehart, Hunter Publishing (cover), Macmillan, Meredith, Moschovitis, National Geographic, North American Outdoor Group, Pearson Education, Reed (NZ) (including cover), Rodale, Scott Foresman, Stackpole, Stech-Vaughn, Stokes, Wiley & Sons. Paper Products: Audubon (including calendar covers), Barnes & Noble, Ducks Unlimited, Gladstone, Healthy Planet, Massachusetts Audubon, National Wildlife, Nature Conservancy, NorthWord, Pomegranate Communications (Sierra Club cards), Sanibel-Captiva (including covers), Self-Realization Fellowship (Inner Reflections calendars), Stokes, Three Black Ducks, Willow Creek. Other: Cornell Lab of Ornithology (brochure and CD covers), Defenders of Wildlife (lobbying handouts, refuge reports), Ducks Unlimited (annual reports, including cover), General Motors (website), Impact Photo Graphics (screen savers), NANPA (brochures), Peregrine Adventures, Pew Oceans Commission, Prairie Pothole Joint Venture, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (kiosk), Texas State Bank (billboards), U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (signs, billboards). Awards: First Grand Prize, $100,000 Valley Land Fund Wildlife Photo Contest (1998); Highly Commended, Wildlife Photographer of the Year (1998); winner (one of ten) 2006 and 2008 NANPA Showcases.
RELATED CREDENTIALS/SKILLS Strong writer with published photoessays or articles on Loxahatchee NWR, Lostwood NWR, Valley Land Fund photo contest, Bosque del Apache NWR, Falkland Islands, Antarctica, Midway Atoll, and New Zealand's Subantarctic Islands.
COMMENTS Full-time photographer/writer.
Cliff Beittel
287 Brookwood Dr. N
York PA 17403-4960

717 843-3645 / 717 779-4057 (mobile)

717 843-3645



Susan Beittel

Great Egrets and Snowy Egrets in surf, low tide
Osprey preening feather tip

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