Category Archives: bird photography

Growing up at work

For several years we’ve had osprey babies growing up in the parking lot at work.  The nest is on a light post that no one parks under anymore.  No one wants to clean up big baby bird poo off their … Continue reading

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Wild zoo babies

An almost grown great egret scratching. This one must be one of the first ones born at the zoo this spring. He still had just a little bit of baby fuzz on his head. Very young little blue herons were … Continue reading

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Botanical Gardens in the heat

Little critters. Cute critter. I think he was afraid I was going to steal his nut. I’m don’t know what this bird is. Any ideas?  I think it may be a juvenile. A woodpecker chewing on this pretty flowering tree. … Continue reading

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Big pile of marshmallow babies

I stopped by a park near work recently and found these babies on the boardwalk. The above are anhinga babies, almost grown up. There were three of them on a teeny tiny nest. On the other side of the boardwalk … Continue reading

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At the beach

The black bellied plovers are really pretty in the summer. And so are the ruddy turnstones. The sanderlings are also sporting their summer colors. Grumpy snowy egret. Sleepy cormorant. At the fishing pier at Fort Desoto.  

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After work walk

Things from an after work walk at the office park near my office.  Lots of critters in the water and along the boardwalk. Linking to Wednesday Around the World

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After work walk at Sawgrass Lake Park

Little critters. Swimming critters. A scarlet tanager high up in a tree with a snack and a pair of doves that were flirting. A squirrel eating a branch. Stopped by Sawgrass Lake park after work in late May for a … Continue reading

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Party in the marsh

  This spring we had a drought here in central Florida. The marshes at Circle B Bar Reserve had all dried up except for a tiny few spots. This one marsh still had some water in it so all of … Continue reading

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Heartbreak in the backyard

I was watering some hanging plants right before dark in the backyard when I noticed this face peeking out of my neighbor’s dead palm tree.  The house next door had been empty for at least 2 years.  I think the … Continue reading

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More pretty birds at Gatorland

A snowy egret was showing off. The snowy egrets and tricolored herons were sitting on eggs. Getting a stick for the nest. The never ending chore of grooming for great egrets. The last one still had his pretty green spring … Continue reading

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