Hooded Oriole

2019: Photographic Year in Review

December 31, 2019 - From the tall Black-necked Stilts to the camera-evading warblers, the fast-flying Barn Swallows and the big-footed baby Purple Gallinules, it was a year full of avian opportunity.... Around Lake Apopka: House Wren, Black-and-white Warbler, Blue-winged Teals mating, Black-necked Stilt, Sunset, Pied-billed Grebe with Chicks, Black-throated Blue Warbler, Least Bittern, Fulvous…... Read more

Barn Swallow

Aerial Acrobats at LAWD

March 30, 2019 - Last Saturday at Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive (LAWD) I found Barn Swallows congregating near their nesting site.... Read more

Barn Swallow

Feeding Time for the Barn Swallows at Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive

August 3, 2017 - One of my favorite birds to photograph on the Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive is the Barn Swallow.... Especially the juvenile Barn Swallows.... The final bug tally, per baby, ended up being: Baby 1 (Far Left): 2 bugs Baby 2 (Middle Left): 3 bugs Baby 3 (Middle Right): 5 bugs Baby…... Read more

Barn Swallows

August 24, 2010 - A few nights ago I mentioned seeing lots of swallows flying over the neighborhood in the evenings.  Today I took my new camera on our walk and got some pictures.  I think they are Barn Swallows.  They continue to fly over the neighborhood in regular patterns at dusk.... Barn Swallow…... Read more