(This was part of a post that originally published after my 2009 Baja photo trip) On the Pacific side of the Baja peninsula, we saw a Sunfish (Mola mola) swimming near the surface: A rather strange looking animal!
… here is our friend the Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) from the Squaw Creek NWR, in northwest Missouri (this is the same heron I featured in yesterday’s post). This guy was an excellent fisherman, catching many more fish than not. I was surprised at the small size of the fish he was catching. In […]
(This post originally published in July 2010) Yesterday, while working indoors (still raining here) I was going through my Lightroom database of images from the last 7 years, doing some “hard core” editing to free up more space on my hard drive. One of the images I ran upon was taken at Hallo Bay Bear […]
(Note: This post originally published in June, 2010) This morning I’m heading back out in the kayak, and I’ve got my fingers crossed that soon I will get some more photo opps with the Belted Kingfisher (Ceryle alcyon). I have seen a few this year, but the fish fry have just been too small for […]
(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 […]