Category Archives: bird photography

Chesnut Park on a Saturday morning.

Standing on the observation tower, an osprey saw me and said “Hey, there’s Dina. I’m going to swing by and give her a hug.” or maybe not.  He just banked and kept cruising by. A juvenile moorhen eating yucky pond … Continue reading

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“Everybody was kung fu fighting”

I saw this little spat over 2 great egrets at Fort Desoto park in a little rain puddle that had formed. I guess they were fighting over territory. Must have been some good bugs in that puddle to fight over … Continue reading

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The usual stuff at Chesnut park

Nothing new on my recent walk around Chesnut Park. The catbirds are back for the winter and you could hear them calling all over the park. I have to laugh at myself. As I was driving out of the park … Continue reading

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A new bird blown off course

Right after Hurricane Irma came through someone had posted that they had seen a golden plover at Fort Desoto. I have never heard of a golden plover being anywhere near here and someone else had said they are never seen … Continue reading

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Pumpkins on the farm

I hadn’t been to my nearby horse farm since May. It’s just too hot in the summer.  The usual ducks were floating around in the pond. I didn’t know if this one was an escapee or had just flown in … Continue reading

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Pelican convention at the fishing pier.

Busy day at the fishing pier for the pelicans. The above got a fishing hook stuck on his feather.  The fisherman started to bring him in and  when the pelican took off the feather just got pulled out with the … Continue reading

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All lined up

It was a quiet morning at the boat ramp at Fort Desoto Park.  Even thought the weather was perfect in early October very few boats were going out.  The seabirds were taking an early morning nap on the floating dock … Continue reading

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Crazy clowns in the trees.

In early September I was walking around Fort Desoto not looking for anything in particular. Okay, I may have been looking for some particular bird but now I can’t even remember what it was. A flash of green flew by me … Continue reading

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A mid-summer trip to the zoo

It was very hot in late July but I stopped by the Lowry Park Zoo early one Saturday morning to see how the wild baby birds were doing. There were a few late little blue heron babies still on the … Continue reading

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Critters at Bok Tower Gardens

A quiet day for birds in early September.  A woodpecker, a great horned owl and a quick peek at a hummingbird. Lots of squirrels around. The one in the bottom shot had a big bot fly bite on his side. … Continue reading

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