Blurred Vision

Today’s post features a Wood Stork as it prepares to land in some lush, green vegetation along the Myakka River (Myakka River State Park, Florida) when I visited there a few years ago. I normally don’t like to even attempt “image blurs”, as they are not my thing. However, the low, early morning light made […]

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You Photographers Are Boring Me!

While photographing a Wood Stork that flew in to the Anhinga Trail, a group of photographers (yours truly, one of them) began crowding around and photographing the bird at close range. The stork was very much ok with that, stopping from foraging only to look up at the gathering group. At one point, he gave […]

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Shoulder-to-Shoulder with a Prehistoric Bird

Well, maybe not exactly correct, but it sure felt like it! At the same time the White Ibis was foraging along the Anhinga Trail (Everglades NP, Florida), a single Wood Stork (Mycteria americana) also flew in and began to forage along the trail, sometimes just feet away from where I was standing … in awe! […]

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A Foraging Wood Stork

Yesterday’s post featured some Wood Storks (Mycteria americana) in flight. Today’s post is contains some images of foraging wood storks that I captured in Myakka River State Park. Wood Storks feed by moving their bills back and forth in the water. The feeding habits of the wood stork are particularly interesting. Small fish from 1 […]

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Flying Pterodactyl

Ok, so it’s not really a prehistoric bird. But it certainly looks like one! The Wood Stork (Mycteria americana) is one of my favorite birds I try to photograph when I’m in Florida. These images were made while I was in Myakka River State Park: The Wood Stork is protected in Florida. In fact, many […]

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