Brown Pelican and his shadow

Brown Pelican and His Shadow

As is customary, the brown pelicans were literally at their posts at the boat ramp on Tarpon Bay, Sanibel Island, Florida. These two had a habit of doing the same thing at the same time, albeit in different directions at this moment on a fine April evening. They were on posts about 20 feet apart. […]

Sparrow in the morning light, feathers ruffled

Ruffled Sparrow

Lots of  birds this morning, few in camera range. This sparrow lingered in the morning sun…and a bit of a give me something to work with. I am not sure of the species. I think it might be the same immature white-throated sparrow I saw in nearly this same location a few days ago. […]

Carolina Wren

Good Morning

It was a good morning for a photography excursion. Better than this afternoon will be, when the head and humidity rise. A sunny morning is a good time for animal photography, too. The birds are out seeking breakfast. The insects are out, but still slow from the night. They can be more easily photographed as […]

Cedar Waxwings Share


Cedar Waxwings share a morsel. These two cedar waxwings are engaging in a typical species tradition of passing food. Given the spring season, this is probably a mated or courting pair. They may pass the morsel several times between them before the female finally eats it. Whatever the morsel is, it came from the white flowers that […]

Red-eyed Vireo

Find the Birdie

A red-eyed vireo being coy among the pin oak leaves. I had time for exactly two pictures today. This was the better one. Heavily cropped, in case you didn’t notice. Nikon D90 and a Nikkor 70-300mm AF-S ED VR. Get yours today and you, too, can shoot like a pro. Related articles Vireo olivaceus