Tag Archives: FL

Red Bellied Woodpecker – Gender differences

A dead palm tree on a vacant lot down the street has attracted a pair of Red-bellied Woodpeckers who have decided to nest there.  It may not be a good choice since the owners have just had a dock and … Continue reading

Posted in animal behavior, Bird | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Shooting action – New school

OK, even when I was shooting with the Crown Graphic, I envied the pro sports shooters with the motor drive to advance the film and someone elses money to pay for the developing. Now, every point and shoot will take … Continue reading

Posted in Camera primers, Event, Other Animals, Photography, Rodeo | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Weekly Photo Challenge: Geometry II

I’m always interested in patterns and often take pictures for myself that show them.  These two were taken in St. Petersburg, Florida at the Dali Museum.  The columns are actually at the performing arts theater next door. This is from the … Continue reading

Posted in Wordpress Photo Challenge | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Sawgrass Lake Park

We were in St. Petersburg FL over the weekend for a get together and I took some time to look at the local parks.  One interesting one I found was Sawgrass Lake Park at 7400 25th St. N, 33702.  There … Continue reading

Posted in Bird, Flower, Park, Photography, reptile | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Double-crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus)

My local rookery has a number of Cormorant nests with plenty of birds about.  Unfortunately, I missed breeding plumage which consists of little white crests on their heads.  They nest in colonies and are pretty boisterous. Here are a few … Continue reading

Posted in animal behavior, Bird | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment