On a Glidepath
An Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) descending for a landing on its nest.
Cormorant in flight.
The fog was thick and foghorns blared across the water. Why not join in?
Northern Mockingbird on Red Berry Bush
Broken Beak's Takeoff
I named this seagull Broken Beak. The front of both the upper and lower beak on this seagull is missing. The dark area on the front of the gull's beak is the inside of the beak.
A Great Egret dips into the muddy water of a shallow pond for food.
A Snowy Egret (Egretta thula) puffs up its plumage while standing on a dry spot on a mudflat in a marsh.
Osprey Catches Fish
After catching a fish, an Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) heads back to its nest.
Snowy Egret Mirror Image Water Trail
A Snowy Egret (Egretta thula) breaks the surface of the water creating a water trail and mirror image.
Another Osprey flies in heading straight for the fish.
Great Egret Preening
Female Red-winged Blackbird just landed on a Common Reed in a salt marsh. The reed is swinging back and forth like a pendulum. The bird appears to spread its wings for balance as the reed stabilizes.
Portrait of a Snowy Egret feeding in a salt marsh.
Two Great Egrets wading side by side.
Up and Away
Flock of Canadian Geese take off.
Snowy Egret Balance and Reflection
Snowy Egret (Egretta thula)
Great Egret Fishing Reflection
A Great Egret fishing along a mudflat in a salt marsh, gulps down a small fish.
Out on a Limb
Tree Swallows (Tachycineta bicolor)
Two Mute Swans In Flight (Wings Down)
I was standing on top of a tall sand dune overlooking a nature preserve. I saw these two Mute Swans (Cygnus olor) off in the distance heading straight for me and the open ocean. Nothing like being in the right place at the right time.
Four Snowy Egrets In Flight
Great Egret Flying Closeup
Great Egret (Ardea alba) photographed in the spring.
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