Tag Archives: Great Egret

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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Lee County Nature – Prairie Pines Preserve

Whenever we go to Fort Myers for some reason I notice a sign for the Prairie Pines Preserve on the north side of town just past Del Prado Blvd.  I never had the time to stop off so decided to … Continue reading

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Some White Bird Pictures

There are a lot of white birds around the florida coast and into the flatwoods. From a distance many look alike but, they aren’t too hard to tell apart with some knowledge of their characteristics. There are so many of … Continue reading

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Eye color patches in Great Blue Herons and Great Egrets

Today I got a great closeup shot of a great egret with the green coloration that shows up when mature adults are ready to mate.  The other day I got a shot of a Great Blue Heron in it’s blue … Continue reading

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Flying lessons

I took an internet friend to a couple of local bird locations to show him what the area was like.  We met at the Punta Gorda History Park to take a look at the Great Horned Owls which had taken over … Continue reading

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Placida Fishing Pier

This morning, a friend and I headed over to the area around the Fishery Restaurant in Placida.   This area has the restaurant and a number of fishing guides and art studios if you would like to visit.  Our purpose though … Continue reading

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