June 2010

Photo of the Day: White-breasted Nuthatch fledgling and adult.

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It was Wednesday morning, and several Snowy Egrets were feeding in the marshy area of our cove, but they were just to far away to get photos. I hoped that they would fly to an area closer to where I was standing, and being low tide, I fully expected this to happen. What I didn’t expect […]

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While hiding in the shadows of our home trying to get a photograph of a Ruby-throated Hummingbird, I was surprised when this beautiful male Northern Cardinal landed about ten feet from where I stood. My camera was at my side, and not wanting to spook the bird, I slowly raised my rig. I silently prayed that […]

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On Tuesday morning, I was hidden among some brambles watching several Snowy Egrets feeding in a tide pool. One particular Egret was not happy with the others and forced them to fly away. I found an opening in the brambles and poked my lens out and started taking photos of this beautiful bird. Several times, the […]

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I had the opportunity this week, between bouts of studying Anatomy and Physiology, to take my camera to the backyard and points close by to photograph some birds and critters. The activity at our feeding stations is high, with adult male and female birds taking suet, grape jelly and seed back to their nests. I am […]

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