Category Archives: Bird Photography

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Today’s post comes from visit to the Lake of the Ozarks over the weekend. Arising early Sunday morning, I watched the southeastern skies as the sun began to make it’s appearance. As sunrise neared, it became quite evident this would be a very colorful sunrise, so I quickly dressed and headed outside. Here is what […]

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American White Pelicans

Today’s post features some more recent American White Pelican images that I captured about a week ago at the Lake of the Ozarks (MO) : Coming up … how good are these guys at fishing? Photographic Equipment Used: Canon 7D Mark 2 body Canon 100-400mm IS lens Handheld, with IS “On” ISO 200 thru ISO […]

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Call of the Wild

Today’s post features an image I captured last week at the Lake of the Ozarks (Missouri). With the recent large sways in the morning temperatures, a lot of fog/steam has been occurring at the Lake. On this particular morning, a lone gull was sitting on a dock buoy in heavy fog, calling out in the […]

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Fun Friday: “Another Bad Hair Day!”

Today’s “Fun Friday” post features a migrating American White Pelican with his head feathers standing up, as if having a bad hair day. I spent a little over a week recently, at the Lake of the Ozarks. One day, as I worked outdoors, I looked up to see a handful of American White Pelicans flying […]

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Mallard drake

Today’s post features a Mallard drake that was swimming next to the dock, while I worked in the butterfly garden at the Lake of the Ozarks: Coming up … more action with the Bighorn rams of the Badlands NP. Photographic Equipment Used: Canon 7D Mark 2 body Canon 100-400mm IS lens, with IS “On” Handheld, […]

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Fun Friday: Bird Games

Today’s “Fun Friday” post comes from my spring trip to Magee Marsh (Ohio) to photograph migrating warblers. During my 3 days at the wildlife area, I saw several male and female Scarlet Tanagers. This image really stuck out at me as it appears this male Scarlet Tanager is playing “Peek-a-Boo” with me: I will be […]

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Nesting Time!

Today’s post comes from my recent trip to Magee Marsh (northern Ohio) to capture the migrating warblers. Near the end of my trip, I ran across 3 separate Yellow Warbler Nests being built. In today’s post, I’m featuring a nest that was being built, directly above the marsh’s boardwalk. Bringing in nesting materials: Weaving the […]

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The One That Didn’t Get Away!

Today’s post features a hungry, Cape May warbler as it seeks out and captures an insect that is hiding among the crevices of a tree trunk (also captured at Magee Marsh in north Ohio). In the first image, the warbler is stretched out, as it zeroes in on an insect: In this next image, you […]

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Cape May Warbler, Part 1

Not!!! I apologize for the mis-identification of this lovely bird.  As a couple of birding friends pointed out, this is a male Black-throated Green Warbler, not a Cape May.  Sorry for the misinformation! Today’s post features another colorful warbler, another “lifer” that I captured during this year’s spring warbler migration at the Magee Marsh Wildlife […]

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Blackburnian Warbler

Today’s post features one of my favorite warblers that I photographed during the spring warbler migration at Magee Marsh Wildlife Area, in norther Ohio … the Blackburnian Warbler. The Blackburnian Warbler is a very strikingly colorful warbler. Unfortunately, I only saw a few of these jewels in the trees … and most were high in […]

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