The Silent Stalker




One afternoon, after the whooping crane boat charter ended, I drove to nearby Aransas Pass and photographed birds at the Leonabelle Turnbull Birding Center. This excellent birding facility contains a short boardwalk that extends out over the marshy waters. Along the route, various birds and other wildlife can be observed at extreme closeup range. Today’s […]

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Sticking the Landing




Bird watching has always captured my attention, some birds more than others. One bird I always enjoy watching is the Green Heron, who has such wonderful balance as they fish. Flying quickly and erratically, they are also fun to watch as they land. Here are some images I captured of a Green Heron from my […]

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Breakfast Time (Re-post)




(This post originally published in September 2010) Last Friday I had a wonderful kayak outing. One of the best “finds” was a Green Heron (Butorides virescens). These birds are usually very skittish in my area, often leaving upon observing a human. But this one, although cautious, was not overly concerned with my presence, and the […]

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Green With Envy (Re-post)




(This post originally published in July 2010) The last week has brought one of my favorite aquatic birds near my kayak, the Green Heron (Butorides virescens). In our area, these birds are very skittish and are hard to get close to, certainly not like those that inhabit places like Ding Darling NWR, where they are […]

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Can You Spell B-a-l-a-n-c-e? (Re-post)




(This post originally posted in June 2010) With fish fry now in the local Conservation area, there will soon be Belted Kingfishers and Green Herons fishing the area I kayak. So far, I have seen both species, but they are not actively fishing. I believe that when the fish are a bit bigger, the birds […]

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