Category Archives: National and State Parks

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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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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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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