Arkansas River Lowlands
KANSAS SUNFLOWER FIELD. Common Sunflowers (Helianthus annuus) are a cultivated crop rotated with wheat and other summer annuals. Carol M. Highsmith, Library of Congress.
WIND FARM FROM THE AIR, GRAY COUNTY. Bill Johnson, Kansas Geological Survey.
ANOTHER DAY IN THE HILLS OF KANSAS. Chod Hedinger, naturephotographerchodhedinger.zenfolio.com
OXBOW LAKE ON RATTLESNAKE CREEK, STAFFORD COUNTY. Bill Johnson, Kansas Geological Survey. The waterway's meandering path has left a U-shaped lake.
WHOOPING CRANE (Grus americana) at TEXAS LAKE, PRATT COUNTY. One of two cranes found in North America, these birds are an endangered species. Mike Blair, Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks & Tourism.
SNOW EGRET (Egretta thula). Three different white herons (known as egrets) visit Kansas streams and marshes. Mike Blair, Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks & Tourism.