Author Archives: Stephen L Tabone

About Stephen L Tabone

Executive Consultant and Nature Photographer

Sandhill Cranes at Sunset on Paynes Prairie

While reviewing recent images this week, I came across several that caught my attention and that I had not previously included on my website or blog. The images were taken at sunset in early January this year from the viewing platform … Continue reading

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Recent Use of My Images

As one of my favorite professional photographers, Rick Sammon, often says, “What good is shooting images, if all you do is store them on your computer.” I practice what Rick encourages by posting some of my favorite images on my websites and blog, … Continue reading

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American Alligator Water Dance

I frequently travel to Florida to visit family and friends, and while there, I try to also visit as many of Florida’s national, state and local parks, refuges and preserves as possible. During recent visits, I have taken my 89 … Continue reading

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Spectacular Migratory Birds

Last Friday and Saturday, I went to Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge and Leesylvania State Park to try to find and photograph some of the many migratory birds that are passing through northern Virginia on their way up north to … Continue reading

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Spring Flowers

I love spring, especially after a severe winter like we experienced this year. With spring, however, comes many visits to local nurseries accompanying my wife as she searches and purchases plants for around our home. I appreciate her efforts, but going to … Continue reading

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Barred Owls Mating

Monday evening was a beautiful spring night, warm and comfortable. I was enjoying it from my office with the sliding glass door open onto my upper deck overlooking the lake. It was very quiet until I heard one of the … Continue reading

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Outstanding Spring Weekend – Wood Ducks & Wild Turkeys

Spring has finally arrived in northern Virginia. The Daffodils, Forsythia, and various trees are blooming, and most other plants are budding and showing signs of growth. It is a great time to be outdoors after months of hibernating indoors to escape one … Continue reading

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Posted in Bird Photographs, Huntley Meadows, Merrimac Farm Wildlife management Area, Nature, Wildlife | Tagged , , , | 8 Comments