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Cornell Birds of the World

I use the Cornell Birds of the World Website often to identify and find out information about the birds that I “shoot” (with a camera). It is an easy to use site with lots of good photos and general information. … Continue reading

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Black-Necked Stilt

I took this image of a black-necked stilt (Himantopus mexicanus) at the Green Cay Wetlands. “Black-necked Stilts are among the most stately of the shorebirds, with long rose-pink legs, a long thin black bill, and elegant black-and-white plumage that make … Continue reading

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Exctintion!

This Ivory-billed woodpecker was officially declared extinct, along with 22 other species. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s move underscores what scientists say is an accelerating rate of extinction worldwide, given climate change and habitat loss, according to the Washington … Continue reading

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Scarlet Rose Mallow

This photo of a scarlet rose mallow was taken at the Green Cay Wetlands in Boyton Beach, Florida. “Hibiscus coccineus is a hardy Hibiscus species is also known as Texas star, brilliant hibiscus, and scarlet hibiscus. The plant is found … Continue reading

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Jelly Fish

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iNaturalist

I am a member of iNaturalist. Sponsored in part by National Geographic and the California Academy of Sciences, the website collects images of nature taken by photographers around the world. Each is graded by curators according to their value to … Continue reading

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Stunning Anhinga

I went to Green Cay leading a group of Bellaggio photographers. Lots to see. This lovely anhinga backlit is just stunning. At least, I think so. Taken with my Olympus EM5 II at 500mm. The anhinga (Anhinga anhinga) is sometimes … Continue reading

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Nesting Wood Storks

Wood Storks are a Florida standard wading bird. While they look a bit gangly on land with their long legs and large body, they fly like raptors and watching a flock of wood storks taking off into the sunset is … Continue reading

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Blue-winged Teal

A great day today. The first time in over a year I went to the Wakodahatchee Wetlands to take photos of birds. Having been vaccinated sure is liberating. Today, the place was overrun with Wood Storks nesting. By mid-April, the … Continue reading

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China Man

Using two images that I took in China, one of bamboo and the other of a gentleman who was kindly siting in a field posing for me, I created the attached digital painting. The original of the man was masked … Continue reading

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