Tag Archives: Punta Gorda

Catch and Release – Great Blue Heron Style

I went out for an afternoon walk yesterday.  I took my Nikon V2 and 70-300mm CX along just-in-case because hot afternoons are usually slow times for nature shooting.  But, I was wrong.  When I crossed the last bridge towards Ponce … Continue reading

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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

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You can’t have a US airshow without a P-51 Mustang

And, here is Quick Silver. The official Mustang of the 2013 Florida International Airshow in Punta Gorda FL.

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The Wingwalker

Today was the first day of the Florida International Airshow here in Punta Gorda. Unfortunately, the government sequestration meant that the Blue Angels wouldn’t be flying, nor the F-22 or the Heritage flight. Without the big jets, an airshow loses … Continue reading

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Punta Gorda History Park Owls

Well, the babies have taken flight. Not too far. Just to another pine with some branches which overlap. More of a hop than a flight really. I’ve seen the squirrels go further. It does make it harder to find them … Continue reading

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Sunset tonight

Rainy season in SW Florida brings us beautiful, colorful sunsets.  Not much to say about them.  This one was taken near the Punta Gorda Boat Club in Gilchrist Park. Enjoy

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Movement

This one was completely serendipity in action.  I had arrived at an Eagles Nest where I wanted to take pictures of the two young in the nest.  My camera was handy but, set up for some still shots I had … Continue reading

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