Fun Friday: Eggs-cuse Me …

… but please watch your step! This image was captured during my 2-day photo outings to the Venice Rookery, in Venice, Florida. Most of the Great Egrets were busy building nests (will be covered in another post) and a couple of pair even mating. But this was the only nest that was busy with parents […]

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Let the Games Begin

After leaving Myakka River State Park, I drove a short distance to my next destination, Venice, FL, where I would spend a couple of days at the great bird rookery there. The Venice Rookery is another favorite place to visit when I go to Florida. It consists of an island-like bunch of mangroves, with some […]

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Bird Heaven, Part 1

When I travel in 2018 to photograph in Florida, one of my destinations will likely be the Venice Rookery, where many different species of birds visit and nest. Here are a few images of Great Egrets I captured during my 2014 trip: I still need to research this location, to determine if the recent hurricane […]

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The Elegant Egret

Today’s post features some of the beautiful Great Egrets (Ardea alba) that I photographed at the Venice Rookery, in Venice, Florida recently. At this time of year, the beautifully white egrets are in great breeding plumage, which includes some nice, long plumes of feathers on the back, and brilliant lime-green “lores”, the patch of skin […]

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