Category Archives: Venice Rookery

From the Rookery

On my way to the Chalk Festival in Venice, I stopped off at the Venice Rookery just to see what activity there was.  One pair of Great Blue Herons was nest building but there wasn’t much other activity.  Things will … Continue reading

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A Better Day at the Rookery

My camera club had a followup visit to the Venice Rookery last Tuesday.  It was a much, much better morning for shooting with plenty of activity on the island and the surrounding area.  The hard part wasn’t what to shoot … Continue reading

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A Foggy Morning at the Venice Rookery

My camera club had a field trip to the Venice Rookery  this morning.  It was set up primarily to have a learning session for the many folks using the Canon Powershot SX40, 50 and 60 bridge cameras.  I’ve seen some … Continue reading

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Nikon V1 and 70-300mm VR in the field

After some comments on various photo boards in regard to the Nikon V1, FT-1 and 70-300mm combination I decided to spend some time using it.  I headed up to the Celery Fields nature reserve in Sarasota County and stopped off … Continue reading

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Another visit to the the Venice Rookery

Last Friday, I was returning from Sarasota FL and decided to stop by the Venice Rookery. There was some fuss about the Rookery after some heavy landscaping work a year or so ago. The new plantings are doing well though … Continue reading

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A quick stop at the Venice Rookery

After a trip to Sarasota I was returning on US-41 and couldn’t resist a stop at the Venice Rookery.  There is still plenty of nesting activity with Great Blue Herons, Great Egrets and Cormorants and Anhingas strutting their stuff.  I … Continue reading

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Another trip to Venice Rookery

It was time to go to Sarasota to bring back a couple of pictures that had been on display at the Senior Friendship Center as part of the Sarasota Camera Club contest.  On the way back we made another stop … Continue reading

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