Double-crested Cormorant

Springtime Stop at Lake Morton

April 20, 2019 - Lake Morton is an excellent place to photograph Wood Ducks, as the usually skittish species is fairly accustomed to all the people that walk around the lake.... A little while later, in one of the few moments of sunshine that morning, I came across another drake Wood Duck at the…... Read more

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Baby Ducks at Lake Morton

May 6, 2012 - Mallard Chicks But my best surprise was finding this pair of Wood Duck babies.  They are a little smaller and daintier than the Mallard babies.  Mama is very careful with them, and she moves them off into the grasses as soon as you approach.  I stood watching and she eventually…... Read more

A Walk Around Lake Morton

April 14, 2012 - I was ecstatic when a pair of Wood Ducks flew down in front of me.  Wood Ducks are typically very skittish, and I have almost no good images of them.  At Bok Tower, you can find them at Window by the Pond, but you usually scare them when you enter…... Read more

Anniversary at Bok Tower Gardens

June 5, 2011 - Great-Crested Flycatcher We went to Window by the Pond first, hoping to catch the Wood Ducks before other people arrived and scared them off.  They are such skittish ducks.  Unfortunately another group slipped in just before us and scared them all away.  You could hear them calling as they splashed…... Read more

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A Perfect Morning at the Circle B Bar Reserve

October 3, 2010 - Palm Warbler I've been seeing Wood Ducks in flight over Heron Hideout for the past few weeks.... Wood Ducks Lots of Blue-Gray Gnatcatchers greeted us as we turned onto Marsh Rabbit Run.... Marsh Rabbit Run Species list: Anhinga, Bald Eagle, Belted Kingfisher, Black-Bellied Whistling Duck, Blue-Gray Gnatcatcher, Blue-Winged Teal, Cardinal,…... Read more

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The Whistler Flight School is pleased to announce the opening of Marsh Rabbit Run!!

September 27, 2010 - Three Wood Ducks flew by just as we reached the Marsh Rabbit Run trail.... Wood Duck There were tons of Blue-Gray Gnatcatchers and warblers along the Marsh Rabbit Run.... Species list: Anhinga, Bald Eagle, Belted Kingfisher (heard), Black-Bellied Whistling Duck, Blue-Gray Gnatcatcher, Boat-Tailed Grackle, Cardinal, Common Moorhen, Common Yellowthroat, Double-Crested…... Read more