Tag 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

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

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

Posted in animal behavior, Bird, Park, Photography, Venice Rookery | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Bird, Bug, Photography, Venice Rookery | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Bird, reptile, Scenic, Venice Rookery | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Bird, Park, reptile, Venice Rookery | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Another visit to Venice Rookery

I needed to go up to Sarasota today.  My picture of a Ramburs Forktail took an honorable mention in a juried show of the Sarasota Camera Club.  I stopped by the Venice rookery on the way to see what the … Continue reading

Posted in Bird, Park, Venice Rookery | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Venice Rookery – an update

One of the great places to observe Great Blue Herons, Great Egrets and Anhinga mating and nesting is at the Venice Rookery in Venice Florida.  I hadn’t been there yet this season but as a friend and I were going up … Continue reading

Posted in Bird, Park | Tagged , | 14 Comments