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Feathers in the mud

Every year, millions of shorebirds undertake one of the world’s most spectacular migrations. Bird after bird travels half way across the world, from breeding grounds in the Arctic, to non-breeding grounds throughout the Southern hemisphere. 754 more words

Conservation

How times have changed

I was thinking as I visited my patch today about what a difference a decade or even a few years make. One of the first birds I set my eyes on as I entered the hide today was an adult  447 more words

Birding

A safe haven for injured birds.

Spoonbill getting a drink of water.

Green heron staring at the clouds.

Pretty in pink.

“What’s everybody staring at?”

white

Looking sleepy.

Trying to nap. 41 more words

Bird Photography

Spoonie in Orlando 

I never get tired of watching this beautiful and bizarre looking species.



This immature spoonie was feeding amongst a small group of Snowy Egrets. 37 more words

Florida

Roseate Spoonbill

These pictures were taken with the Kodak point and shoot. This was in my backyard in Brandon, Florida in 2004.  I thought they turned out pretty good. 27 more words

Photography

SX50HS and a Spoonbill

Yesterday the weather was just plain yuck with heavy grey sky and rain, lots of rain. I really wanted to get out and see some birds, maybe get a photo or two, but it was not to be. 219 more words

Birds