Neotropic Cormorant

Cormorants are fascinating birds. Check out that hooked beak!! They have cool green eyes. Unfortunately, the light wasn’t catching their glimmer this day. They seem to always move with their head up. Proud looking birds they are. πŸ’™ In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous. ~ Aristotle

Grebe photo captures

To me, photography is an art of observation. It’s about finding something interesting in an ordinary place… I’ve found it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them. ~ Elliott Erwitt Edit creativity taken with my favorite little bird, the grebe πŸ’™ Once the…

Illuminated from behind ~ the Great Egret

So far away, I was not able to capture my desired photo of the egret I continued walking around the lake, snapping photos from different angles as I got near Often my goal is to capture my subject in the light, highlighting the details As I circled the egret yesterday morning, I realized I was…

Standing Tall: Great Blue Heron

As I wandered around our nearby lake yesterday morning, I was surprised to see this magnificent creature just standing at the edge of the water, calmly watching nearby activities. I took several photos, and stood ready to snap his takeoff once he became spooked. We have a nearby animal shelter and along with personal dogs,…

My baby coots are growing up

What a joy when I discovered these baby coots several weeks ago. Who’d have thought I would see them several times and be able to document their growth? What odd little cuties! (or as my cousin called them, “cooties” πŸ₯°) And how sweet they look at all ages. ❀ This was my most recent photo:…