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One Lucky Fish...One Unhappy Bird

This past weekend I was watching an anhinga doing some early morning fishing in the marsh pond.

At one point she came up with a fish, then did a perfect mid air flip and what looked like was going to be a perfect catch except… the fish bounced off the lower portion of the anhinga’s bill, and splashed into the water where it was able to make a speedy escape! 31 more words

Wildlife Photography

Guzzle, Guard, and Groom

My backyard is buzzing with Ruby-throated Hummingbirds these days.  These tiny birds mesmerize me as they dart about displaying their shimmering colors.  As I have watched them over the last several weeks, it seems there are three words that describe their daily behavior: guzzle, guard, and groom. 305 more words


Duelling grebes

Ugh, regular programming on my blog has most definitely undergone a major disruption this week. Lots happening here at the moment, so altho I’m adding substantially to my image collection, processing time is severely limited. 281 more words



To photograph is to hold one’s breath,

when all faculties converge to capture fleeting reality.

It’s at that precise moment that

mastering an image becomes a great physical and intellectual joy.

Henri Cartier-Bresson


The Armada

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Cute ducklings preceded by a dragonfly (click to enlarge and view). It’s one of those times when you only discover everything you captured in the frame after you view it on your computer. 145 more words