Category Archives: Travel Photography

Blog posts that contain images made while traveling.

Late Breakfast

Today’s post features a Yellow-crowned Night Heron, patiently waiting for breakfast to show up. These images were captured in Ding Darling NWR (SW Florida) this past February: Typically, I’ve found these birds to be a bit difficult approaching. But this bird was pretty tame … and probably pretty hungry, as he sat motionless for quite […]

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A Cause for Eye Strain

Today’s post features a bird that likes to hide among the rocks of Mt. Evans, in Colorado. The White-tailed Ptarmigan wears a great coat of feathers that hides him against the rocks as he forages … in the summer months. However, in winter, that coat changes to a white coat that hides him in the […]

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My, What Long Legs You Have!

Today’s post features images of a wonderful little shore bird, the Black-necked Stilt, that I captured during my February photo trip to Florida. Myakka River State Park is a wonderful place to see/photograph birds. One of the unique birds I sometimes see here is the Black-necked Stilt. Standing tall with their skinny, long legs, they […]

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The Iridescent Bird

Today’s post features the Glossy Ibis, a very colorful wading bird often found in Florida. This medium-sized bird has a glossy iridescent bronze-green body color, that seems to change colors as the bird moves about and as seen from different viewing angles. In these images, this bird is foraging in the Myakka River (Myakka River […]

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The Wild Side

Today’s post comes from Florida’s “Wild and Scenic” Myakka River and the Myakka River State Park that contains it. Here are 3 of my favorite landscape images I captured this past February, during a photo trip to Florida. Spanish moss, air plants, and tons of tropical species of plants inhabit the park, everywhere you may […]

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White Ibis

Today’s post features an image of a White Ibis, a very common bird to Florida. This image was captured along the Myakka River, in Myakka River State Park, just outside Sarasota, one of my favorite places to visit when I go to Florida. As the sun began to set, nice lighting fell upon this foraging […]

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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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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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