Category Archives: Park

Golden Dawn – Webb Lake Florida

Just south of Punta Gorda is the Babcock-Webb Wildlife Management area.  Quite a while ago I went out to shoot the mist off of the marl ponds and Webb Lake.  I had processed a few of those shots as Misty … Continue reading

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Afraid of heights?

Another trip to see if the last of the pair of Great Blue Herons had left the nest.  ‘Chicken’ was quite active but still couldn’t make the change from nestling to full flight.  I watched it for about 20 minutes … Continue reading

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The last one standing

It looks like one of the Great Blue Heron babies has left the nest.  Yesterday I thought both would be gone but apparently one has decided to stay behind for a while.  Too bad, Mom and Dad are no longer … Continue reading

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The Bully Bird

This morning, as usual, I walked down to Ponce Park.  I went out on the fishing pier hoping for some feeding activity.  I must have been late for breakfast because most of the birds seemed to be relaxing.  There were … Continue reading

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Flight Play

Today looked to be a development milestone for the Great Blue Heron babies at Ponce De Leon Park.  It was the first time I saw one of them beginning to stretch it’s wings and flap them like it was flying.  … Continue reading

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They are growing up fast

After a couple of miserable days it brightened a bit and I managed to get a few more shots of the juvenile Great Blue Herons.  Mom and Dad were away and they were left to fend for themselves in the … Continue reading

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We have TWINS!!!

After a couple of very cool days where I saw only portions of a baby Great Blue Heron we finally had a warm sunny day.  That meant no more hunkering down with mommy and there was a fair amount of … Continue reading

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