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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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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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Collared Aracaris at Pico Bonito, Honduras

While at Pico Bonito National Park, Honduras, in late January and early February, I fulfilled my expectations of photographing many amazing birds and wildlife. It was my first time there, and I did not know what to expect–that is, how … Continue reading

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Common Snapping Turtle at Huntley Meadows Park

Last Sunday, I went to Huntley Meadows Park in Alexandria, Virginia, a 1,425 acre county park. If you are familiar with Alexandria, you know that it is densely populated and very developed suburb just south of Washington, DC. It is … Continue reading

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Shenandoah National Park, Virginia

This past weekend, I spent a couple days in Shenandoah National Park searching for cooler weather in the mountains. I needed to escape the northern Virginia congestion, heat and get back to nature. I also wanted to photograph a mountain … Continue reading

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Ruby-throated Hummingbirds

When summer arrived in Virginia, so did the Ruby-throated Hummingbirds from Mexico or Central America, where they spend the winter. It is hard to imagine these tiny little birds flying such a distance with the most significant leg of their … Continue reading

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More of Maine’s Wildlife

If you have been following my blog recently, you know that I spent two weeks on Mount Desert Island in Maine in June, and while there, I photographed some of the island’s breathtaking views, wildflowers, and wildlife that live on … Continue reading

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