A cloudy winter morning of bird photography at the Lake Apopka Wildlife Morning yielded my lifer Gray-headed Swamphen along with several good Northern Harrier fly-bys
Late December is nesting season for Great Blue Herons at the Viera Wetlands. It’s fun to photograph their breeding behaviors.
A November photography trip to Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive yielded wintering ducks, a cooperative Belted Kingfisher, and fish for breakfast!
A morning of bird photography at Lake Apopka Wildife Drive where the Crazy U was busy with warblers. Yellow Warblers, Northern Waterthrush
A family of Black-necked Stilts posed nice and close at the Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive
An early morning walk at the Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge yielded our first adult Loggerhead sea turtle. Plus beautiful sunrise photography!
A summer day at the Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive (LAWD) yielded a wading bird feeding frenzy, lots of Green Herons, begging Barn Swallows, and a singing Indigo Bunting
Time to shellebrate! It’s World Turtle Day!
Gray skies, moisture-filled air…but the Gray Kingbird put on a good show for me, as did the begging juvenile Barn Swallows and the tiny Black-necked Stilt babies.
Nature therapy at Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive included migrating Bobolinks and nesting residents like Common Gallinules, Red-winged Blackbirds, and Black-necked Stilts
Both springtime and Red-Winged Blackbirds are in the air at the Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive! Nesting is underway as birds molt into their breeding plumage
You can spend a whole morning photographing birds at Lust Road. Yesterday’s highlights included Ash-throated Flycatcher and Western Kingbird
Beautiful January morning of photography at the Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive, where Painted Buntings and Northern Harriers charmed my lens and the Pied-billed Grebes are already courting
Fantastic photography at the Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive (LAWD) on a sunny winter morning. Ash-throated Flycatcher, Vermilion Flycatcher, Horned Grebe, and more!
Sunrise and bird photography at Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, where the skies were full of Roseate Spoonbills and American White Pelicans
Afternoon photography at a local pond, where the golden light was beautiful although the visiting Common Goldeneye didn’t appear
Nesting is underway at Viera Wetlands, where Great Blue Herons, Anhingas, and Cormorants are claiming palm trees and showing off their breeding plumage
A cold, overcast day still turned up some good birds at the Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive
The Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive reopened just before Christmas. Even a foggy day there is a good day, complete with Merlin, Gadwall, American Wigeon, and a Vermilion Flycatcher!
Some beautiful white Whooping Cranes make for a white Christmas in Florida