Tag: National Wildlife Refuge

Close Encounters of the Wild Kind

It’s been a busy week and I’ve gone from here to there. In spite of the multiple o-dark-thirty departures, being out in nature certainly made up for the sleep deprivation. Last weekend I had a photography class at Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge. Meeting at the visitors center at […]

A Friend’s Filter

I have a little Sony RX 100 II as my walkabout point-and-shoot camera. I love this small camera as it takes wonderful 20.2 mp images, including video and panorama. It took wonderful images when I was in Galapagos last year and is a companion when I hit the […]

I’m a Wader

The marsh pools of Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge attract a wide variety of wading birds. Many of them call Bombay Hook their summer home and a place to raise a family. These Black necked Stilts, now teenagers were enjoying the cool water and stuck together like twins […]

A Hop, Skip and a Jump

This morning in the J. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge I was watching an Osprey screaming on top of a dead tree (snag.) Suddenly, another Osprey came flying in towards the resting one. Not sure what would happen, I trained my lens on the interloper and lo and […]