Category Archives: Bird Photography

Big Bird in Flight

Today’s photo collection focuses on some of the Great Egrets as they flew around the rookery at the Venice Rookery (Florida) recently. I always view this bird as a magnificent sight to see, particularly in flight:   Photographic Equipment Used: Canon 7D Mark II body and Canon 7D body Canon 500mm, f/4 IS lens (top […]

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You Watchin’ Me?

Today’s post comes from my recent Florida trip, while photographing an assortment of birds at the Venice Rookery. In this first image, the green heron appears to be locked into a show-down with me as I photographed him: The Green Heron loves to sit close to the water and watch for fish activity: Coming up […]

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Feathery Delight

Today’s post features the Great Egret in breeding plumage. The Great Egret is a wonderful sight, when captured in breeding plumage. A couple of the most notable changes is the green “lores” that develop at the base of the long beak, along with the wonderful, feathers that showcase this bird. In this top image, the […]

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Black-crowned Night Heron

Today’s post comes from the Venice Rookery in Venice Florida, captured during my recent trip to Florida. The Black-crowned Night Heron is a common resident of this rookery: Coming up, more birds from the Venice Rookery.   Photographic Equipment Used: Canon 7D Mark II body Canon 500mm, f/4 IS lens Bogen 3221 tripod ISO 1600 […]

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Venice Rookery: Night Shift

I hope all my readers are safe and well from the pandemic that we now face. I’ve been mostly at home, at my new residence at the Lake of the Ozarks. However, I did take some time off to check out some “new” photo spots here, primarily for wildflowers. Nice to get back out in […]

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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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