Author Archives: Stephen L Tabone

About Stephen L Tabone

Executive Consultant and Nature Photographer

Snow Covered, Angry Bluebird

We are experiencing some winter weather in Virginia this week. Saturday evening, we had a little snow. Yesterday and today are very cold, never getting higher than the low 20s. The wind was blowing all day yesterday with gusts above 60 mph. … Continue reading

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Barred Owl on Lake Montclair

Some days are better than others. Today was one of the better days, because it ended with a Barred Owl flying into one of the trees behind my house. The weather today was unseasonably warm, and I was on my … Continue reading

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Mother and Baby Alligators

A couple of weeks ago, I posted the above and below images on my blog. I was in Gainesville, Florida, at the time I took the photos. My friend, Ernie, was meeting me there within a few days to do some … Continue reading

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American Alligator with Baby Gator (on Its Head)

I had incredible luck today, while on Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park, when I was able to photograph a VERY large mother alligator with one of her young gators on her head. I had heard of such gator behavior, but … Continue reading

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Swallow-tailed Gulls in the Galapagos Islands

When I visited the Galapagos Islands, the second island I visited was Genovesa Island, and one of the first birds I saw and photographed on the island were Swallow-tailed Gulls. Swallow-tailed Gulls are equatorial birds that breed only in the Galapagos Islands. … Continue reading

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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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