Monthly Archives: September 2021

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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