For the many years as I've observed this particular "Jane Birding Hotspot," I have NEVER observed any Great Egrets there at any time of year before. Without any effort, my truck magically pulled a "super U-eee" at a nearby path to check this out! Great Blue Herons, Green Herons, Red-Shouldered Hawks and Red-Headed Woodpeckers were gathered in the fray there, … [Read more...] about Stumbling upon the Motherload of Great Egrets!
They are beautiful, fast, and the HANDS DOWN Green Herons are the comedians of the heron species. Their spastic moves are FAR from graceful, and the goofy sounds they make just further adds to the entertainment value they offer you. Generally speaking, when paddling or boating up a creek, cast your gaze to the downed trees in the water and at the shoreline. (I was … [Read more...] about Green Herons, Comedians of the Water
Taking time for a birding photo, it seems, happens to you many times while just taking a leisurely walk. Such an activity can yield a birdwatcher many opportunities for photographing birds. Carrying your camera or phone along, allows you to be ready to capture a stellar photo of a fantastic bird should the occasion arise. Such was the case with THIS pleasant … [Read more...] about Photo Opportunities on Your Leisurely Walk