Category Archives: Nature Photography

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Prehistoric Era

Today’s post features some images captured during my February trip to Florida. As I always do, when traveling to Florida I always try to reserve a cabin at Myakka River State Park, just outside Sarasota … one of my favorite places to hike, photograph, and just enjoy nature! When in the park, it is nearly […]

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Fun Friday: With a Luna …

Today’s post features an interesting critter that I don’t see very often, but always a joy to see one … the Luna Moth. Earlier this week, we saw this little guy as it was perched on a barberry bush next to our garage. This was spotted around noon time, with very harsh light. So, I […]

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Seafood, Anyone?

Today’s post features a Limpkin I captured while foraging in the Myakka River, at Myakka River State Park (Florida) in February. Limpkins have become quite familiar to the landscape at Myakka River State Park. One evening, while photographing birds on the river, this Limpkin was busy foraging for an evening snack, just a short distance […]

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The Cleanup Crew

Today’s post features what I call “the dirty, cleanup bird” … the Black Vulture. Vultures are very interesting birds. They are one of our best “cleanup” birds, constantly scavenging road kill. To look at these birds, you would think they come out of the prehistoric era … the hairless, wrinkled faces were built for scavenging […]

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Time for Chicks

Today’s post features a pair of Great Egrets at the Venice Rookery (Florida) this February. While photographing Great Blue Herons that were actively nesting, several pairs of Great Egrets were busy building their nests, bringing in sticks and branches. Looking over to one pair, they were engaged in mating: This was the only “active nest” […]

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Photo-bombed By an Ibis

Today’s post comes from my recent Florida trip, and was captured at the Venice Rookery. While photographing an active Great Blue Heron nest, I was shooting lots and lots of images, hoping to capture “that special moment”. Well, as it was early in the morning, the roosting White Ibises (“Ibi”?) were beginning to leave the […]

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Feed Me!

Today’s post comes from my February trip to Florida. One of my favorite shooting spots is the Venice Rookery. Today I’m featuring an active Great Blue Heron nest, located at the rookery. Today’s images were taken early on, during my 2-day photo shoot here. In this nest, there are 3 “cute” nestlings: In upcoming posts, […]

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Happy Mother’s Day 2020!

Happy Mother’s Day to all of the Mothers out there! As if on cue, our little Canada Goose family (mom, pop, 6 goslings) visited us yesterday evening while we were working in our gardens by the dock, giving me a great opportunity for some Mother’s Day images! Enjoy, and have a great Mother’s day! HAPPY […]

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And Away We Go!

Today’s post is the last of the series on the Canada Goose nesting, that occurred on our boat dock at the Lake of the Ozarks (Missouri) this spring. If you missed any of the other nesting posts, you can find them here: “Growing Goslings “ “How to Transplant a Gosling “ “Gosling Olympics “ Immediately […]

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Gosling Olympics

Today’s post is the third of 4 posts about the brood of Canada Goose goslings that recently were hatched on our Missouri Ozarks dock. In the last post (“How to Transplant a Gosling”), I featured images of six little Canada Goose goslings as they left their nest … in one of our large flower pots […]

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