Category Archives: Birding


Ospreys Three

For our summer vacation, we visited Marco Island, Florida, and during our stay, we were fortunate to enjoy The Dolphin Explorer – a “three hour tour” that was part eco-education, part dolphin-watching, and part just […]

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Gatorland Rookery Photos

This past Saturday, I had the opportunity to head to Gatorland in Orlando, Florida. Despite its kitschy premise and old-time Florida tourist feel, the attraction is home to a huge number of nesting birds, and […]

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Florida Springtime

Here in Florida, we don’t really get the four seasons in the way it comes to other parts of the world. But you know that Florida springtime is in the air when the birds begin […]

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Egrets of Bird Island

We recently celebrated Mother’s Day, and for a treat, Carol, Ava and I went on a short "cruise" here in the Tampa Bay Area. We left from the soon-to-be-closed St. Pete Pier, and cruised with […]

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Redhead Convention

I’m talking about ducks, that is – the Redhead is a relatively common, medium sized duck that winters in many parts of the US. Today, Carol and I were driving to the beach (that’s right, […]

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A Clean Start

Over the weekend at our house, you could hear the hustle and bustle of housecleaning, as we performed the annual deconstruction of the holiday decorations. As we were busy indoors, the birds took the hint […]

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When Opportunity Knocks

I’ve been chasing birds with my cameras for longer than I’d care to admit, and for one reason or another, I just never seemed to have a camera handy when I saw pileated woodpeckers. They […]

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Birding on New Year’s Day

It has been awhile since I last posted here, but with a new year and a new start, I’m determined to share more photography, more images and especially more Photoshop than ever before. I started […]

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In Search of the Owls at Fort Desoto

Local Tampa photographer Michael White messaged me today, asking about where to find owls in Fort DeSoto Park here in Pinellas County. Now, I’ve been going to Fort DeSoto for years and haven’t seen an […]

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Day Tripping to Corkscrew Swamp

On Sunday, I had the great fortune to make a road trip down to southwest Florida to visit Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, along with two friends from NAPP, Michael White and Bob Arlen. The late spring […]

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