Category Archives: Bird Photographs

Barred Owls

It is a cool, pleasant evening in northern Virginia. So, I had the sliding glass door open to the back deck off my office. While working on my computer about 45 minutes ago, I heard a pair of Barred Owls … Continue reading

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Potomac River Eagles Nest

Early Saturday morning, March 26, 2016, my friend, Ernie Sears, and I went to a location along the Potomac River to photograph and video an active American Bald Eagles’ nest. The location of the nest is fortunately not well known, and … Continue reading

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January in North Central Florida

In early January, I spent a week in Gainesville, Florida, and while there visiting my daughter, I was able to squeeze in some photography. One afternoon, we joined my daughter with some of her friends at Mill Dam Lake in the Ocala … Continue reading

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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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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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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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