Category Archives: bird photography

Same Ole, Same Ole

The barred owls have been hanging out next to the parking lot for a while now. The reserve is full of green herons. They are now a usual suspect. Along with male anhingas showing off. And the glossy ibis sparkling … Continue reading

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Honeymoon Island beach before the tourists get here.

After walking the nature trail at Honeymoon Island State Park, I headed over to the beach to see if there were any shorebirds hanging around. The usual birds were there: marbled godwits, royal terns and dowitchers. The waves were splashing … Continue reading

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Bald eagle twins

From far away I could see the bald eagle in the tree. This is all I saw for several weeks. An adult bald eagle sitting low on the nest. I didn’t get a chance to stop by the eagle’s nest … Continue reading

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Road trip to Central Florida

A lone female painted bunting was eating at the feeder near the pond. A catbird on St. Frances’s head. Your basic mockingbird shot. There must have been a robin convention going on. They were everywhere at the park. Really cool … Continue reading

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A baby hooter

This beautiful great horned owl was posing so nicely. The other adult was in another part of the tree and all fluffed up since it was a little chilly that morning. Oh look! It’s a baby just waking up. The … Continue reading

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Year round residents at Kapok Park

Kapok Park is a good place to see hawks.  They nest there in the summer and you can usually see several all year round. On this recent visit I saw 3. One landed on a branch in front of me … Continue reading

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My once a year walk around Kapok Park

I had not been to Kapok Park in over a year.  Not much had changed at this tiny park in the middle of a neighborhood. There wasn’t many birds there.  Every once in a while something fairly rare turns up … Continue reading

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Sandhill crane twins

I stumbled on to this sandhill crane family walking down the trail at Circle B Bar Reserve in early March. The parents were teaching the babies how to look for bugs and eat them. A few people were standing by … Continue reading

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Chesnut Park in late February.

Sleepy barred owl high up in a tree. A few usuals – black and white warbler, grackle and a cardinal. A pileated woodpecker taken right into the sun. A great blue heron flying close over my head. I saw this … Continue reading

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Trail full of birds

There were a few tiny birds at Honeymoon Island Park at the end of January. Tons of yellow rumped warblers and the last one is an eastern towhee. The parking lot was full of yellow rumped warblers. They thought the … Continue reading

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