Posts Tagged ‘bird’

Soaking up the Sun

Brown pelicans roosting

Brown Pelican, Pelecanus occidentalis

Brown Pelican, Pelecanus occidentalis, sunning

White Ibis, Eudocimus albus, Feeding

White Ibis, Eudocimus albus, Feeding in breeding season colors


Limpkin feeding on Snail

Image of a Limpkin feeding on a freshwater apple snail

White Ibis

white ibis, Eudocimus albus

Thin-Billed Murre with fish

A Bridled form of Thin-Billed Murre with wings outstretched perched on a rock with a fish in it’s beak.


How to Successfully Photograph Birds

Photographer tips to successfully photograph birds. They are very fast animals and one ends up often with the picture of branch without bird.

A couple of Arctic terns (Sterna paradisaea) feeding each other

Photography of a couple of Arctic terns feeding each other.

Atlantic Puffins

Profile image of an Atlantic Puffin with wings spread, perched on rock with ocean in background


Double-Crested Cormorant

The Double-Crested Cormorant in breeding colors

Turkey Vulture Soaking up the Sun

turkey vulture, Cathartes aura, sunning

Woodstork on a Stroll

Wood stork, Mycteria americana, walking


Where’s the Grub

Baby mockingbirds demand food.

Juvenile Northern Harrier, in flight

Juvenile Northern Harrier in flight, hunting

Checking out the Urban Scene

A great blue heron checks out the urban scene.


Snowy Egret, Egretta thula

Snowy Egret, Egretta thula, flying along a surf line.

Reddish Egret, White Morph

Image of a white morph of the Reddish Egret standing in shallow water in Florida, USA

The Male Northern Bobwhite

Everyone who lives in the Eastern United States is familiar with the loud call of the bob-WHITE, but have you ever seen one? Have you seen one prance across the road in front of you? That’s exactly what this boy did and after I managed to get his picture I discovered that the female was already across […]


Singing for a Lady

This red-winged blackbird is singing to attract a female. With each call, he fluffs his feathers and spreads his tail feathers to be as large and beautiful as possible. The lovely thing about doing a wildlife survey is that you sit very still in one spot for a long time, so that you can take […]

One Hop Ahead

This grackle ran out after the retreating tide to grab a small shellfish for snack. Now it is one hop ahead of the returning tide with its prize. TrudieBell Website http://www.belloftheborders.photoshelter.com License this picture http://www.belloftheborders.photoshelter.com/gallery-image/birds/G0000owmCUZDsKXs/I00007NER9ZTnnWA Contact tdbell9520@comcast.net

Least Bittern taking off in flight

Least Bitterns are incredibly difficult to catch in flight.  This was taken in April of 2011 at the Viera Wetlands in Florida which has become one of my favorite places to photograph birds.  I wrote an article about the Viera Wetlands that was recently published in   Nature Photographer Magazine  in their new App version of […]


Storm Companions

A severe winter storm drove the herons, wood storks and egrets into the Florida panhandle. They are hanging out together waiting for better weather. It is uncommon to see the wood storks rubbing wings with the herons and egrets, since the herons and egrets are sight hunters and the storks hunt by feel. TrudieBell Website […]

Bird on a fence

Image of a local bird sitting on an old blue chain fence This beautiful little bird just sat and posed for me. I just had enough time to grab my camera and take 2 quick snaps before he flew off. I love the little expression on his face, as if he was trying to figure […]

SIngle dove on a roof in black and white

A single bird sitting contently on an old roof. Black and white image with minimalistic composition and elements. Anya Brewley Schultheiss Website http://absphoto.co License this image http://absphoto.photoshelter.com/gallery-image/Simple-minimalist-and-abstract-images/G0000D5heitYHsf8/I0000R8BKjWSxWpQ/P0000jig5wFU3bq0 Contact absphoto.co@gmail.com