Category Archives: Florida

Spoonbill

Taken at Merritt Island NWR. As they enter the mating season, the red becomes even brighter.

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Belted Kingfisher

Belted Kingfisher, this little guy would splash down in the water to scare fish, then dive to retrieve one.

American Bittern

American Bittern, taken in Titusville Heron Reserve

Egrets Reflection

Taken at Merritt Island NWR, I think he enjoyed himself as much as I did taking his picture.

Sand Hill Cranes in Flight (HDR)

ABOUT THIS PHOTO: Taken at Viera Wetland (Melbourne, Fl), a single image (ISO 100, F22, 1/30, with a Canon 500mm), reproduced for +2/-2 merged in HDR Pro/CS5 then modified in Camera Raw.

Jan, 2011 Trip to Florida

Arrive in Vieira, Florida today for my annual trip to the birding places around that area.  I will focus on Merritt Island, Blue Heron Rookery (near Titusville) and the Vieira Wetlands.  This year, due to a limited amount of time in Florida; I will stay on the east coast rather than jumping between the east and west coast.  Hopefully the birds will not be too impacted by the colder than normal weather.  I also plan to do some work on improving my HDR skills, looking for good contrasting subjects for images.

Blue Heron, bringing home the nest twigs

Bring nest twigs for the misses!