Beautiful Morning at the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge

April, 3, 2011 - Lesser Yellowlegs Greater Yellowlegs Dyeyo probably wondered if I was going to stand there all morning, taking pictures of these five birds.  He finally dragged me away and we continued along Peacock's Pocket, where we found two Roseate Spoonbills!  They were in horrible light.  I dialed in exposure compensation to…... Read more

Greater Yellowlegs

Skies Full of American White Pelicans at the Circle B Bar Reserve

December, 23, 2010 - Sandhill Crane As we headed back to the parking lot on Heron Hideout, we spotted a Greater Yellowlegs in one of the ponds, along with about a half dozen Blue-Winged Teals.  At least I think this is a Greater Yellowlegs.  He's bigger than the Lesser Yellowlegs that we had seen…... Read more

Greater Yellowlegs

More Winter Birds Have Arrived at the Circle B Bar Reserve

November, 12, 2010 - This morning there were at least one hundred birds, including five or six Roseate Spoonbills, and my first-of-season Greater Yellowlegs and Lesser Yellowlegs.... Greater Yellowlegs and Lesser Yellowlegs I had to dial in negative exposure compensation for the bright birds and the heavy sunlight reflections.... So I was excited when…... Read more