Category Archives: Spring 2010

Serious Laughing

It was no laughing matter this morning as Laughing Gulls squared off over Horseshoe Crab eggs.

Gulls 6.20.2010_1615

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Not Catching Oysters

We named these birds Oyster Catchers, which is an interesting action to contemplate. Here is one decidedly not catching oysters.

Oyster Catchers. Skimmers. Gull Chick 6.19

Also posted in Shorebirds

The Ant on Trumpet

No this is not a new musical prodigy. I went out looking for goldfinches tonight but the wind was too strong. Instead I met up with this ant as it strolled on a trumpet vine.

Trumpet Vine and Coreopsis 6.17

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Katydid

Did you?

Spiders and Grasshoppers 9.5

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Spotlight on Egrets

I enjoyed a nice sunrise this morning with the egrets.

Egret Sunrise 6.12

Also posted in Egrets, Scenics, Sunrises and Sunsets

Clapper Rail Rooster Tail

Running so fast through the water it kicks up a trail.

Clapper Rails at Fowler Beach a.m. 5.26

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Paradise Found

Just another sunset in paradise.

sunrise and sunset 1-8-2008 Primehook refuge_5014

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Forster’s Tern

Terns are among my favorite shorebirds. This photograph is from an older file, but it reminds me that I need to go out looking for tern habitat.

Terns Egrets 10-2-2008_100208_9982

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Fresh Catch of the Day

I pulled this one out of the files. Snowy Egret with fresh catch of the day.

Egrets fishing2 6-1-2008_060108_2268

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Memorial Day Sunrise.1

Two more from the Memorial Day sunrise.

IR Inlet Sunrise. Bethany. Rugosa Rose 5.31.2010_053110_2314

IR Inlet Sunrise. Bethany. Rugosa Rose 5.31.2010_053110_2278

Also posted in Scenics