Category Archives: Bird Photographs

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(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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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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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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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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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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Barred Owls

Last weekend, I took my kayak out of winter storage and went in search of the Barred Owls  that live across the lake in a wooded area surrounding a creek that flows into the lake. I was able to photograph … Continue reading

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