Author Archives: Stephen L Tabone

About Stephen L Tabone

Executive Consultant and Nature Photographer

Late Autumn Colors at Prince William Forest

Early Monday morning, I met my friend, Ernie Sears, at Prince William Forest National Park. Prince William Forest encompasses over 19,000 acres and has over 37 miles of hiking trails. The northern Virginia park provides a quiet and peaceful respite from … Continue reading

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Espanola Island in the Galapagos

When in the Galapagos Islands, I traveled for eight days from island to island on an 80 foot yacht. Most of the traveling between the islands was done at night to preserve time to visit the islands. Therefore, each morning when … Continue reading

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Santiago Island and Galapagos Land Iguanas

When I was in the Galapagos Islands, I visited eight of its 18 main islands in eight days, and each of the eight islands was different from the other in landscape, fauna and flora. When leaving an island, I would think how could … Continue reading

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Roseate Spoonbill and Great Egrets

Last night, while reviewing recent images, I stopped when I came to the above image of a Roseate Spoonbill in flight. I stopped because the spoonbill’s eye was  brightly lit, sharply focused, and looking at me when I shot the … Continue reading

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Great Egret in Mating Plumage

The other day, I was reviewing images from a trip to Florida in May and came across the above image that caught my attention. The Great Egret was in the shade so I used a speedlight (Nikon SB-910–flash) with a Better Beamer … Continue reading

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Recent Favorite Images

(Sunset at Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, FL) It has been over a month since I posted an article to my blog. I have been photographing landscapes and wildlife this summer, but not nearly enough for a number of reasons … Continue reading

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Posted in Bird Photographs, Huntley Meadows, Landscape Photographs, Nature, Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park, Shenandoah National Park, Sunset, Wildlife | 8 Comments

Pied-billed Grebe with an Amphiuma at Paynes Prairie

While on La Chua Trail at Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park in Gainesville,  Florida, in late December, there were several Pied-billed Grebes in the canal that drains into Alachua Sink. The grebes were diving and hunting for prey in the murky water. … Continue reading

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