Tag: waterfowl

Long tailed ducks

In a previous post I shared the idea of visiting the same location more than once. Especially when you have a wildlife subject that is ‘reliable’ and ‘cooperative.’ When we refer to ‘reliable’ that means that when you go, chances are near 100% that the species is there. […]

It Takes More than Once

Wildlife photography is quite a challenge. A major part of the challenge is the accessibility and cooperative nature of your wildlife subject. Frequently your wildlife encounters are brief and unexpected. So when an opportunity arises near where you live where there is a cooperative and reliable subject you […]

Horned Grebe

One of the many migrating birds that pass through the Chesapeake Bay is the Horned Grebe. Unique in their red eyes, and coloring around the males heads, it’s hard not to be mesmerized by these odd creatures. They dive for fish and are excellent underwater swimmers. Sometimes watching […]

Wings of Angels

I now know where angels get their wings from. They get them from beautiful and elegant Tundra Swans. With a wingspan over five feet wide, these swans can throw their hefty 20+ pounds into a hit. Can you imagine being hit by a twenty three pound bird with […]

Swan Fight

This morning was my first official meetup group with my Feathered Friends Photography Meetup. One brave soul decided to come out, wind, sleet or snow. He had voiced an interest in locating Tundra Swans, and this is one bird I knew where to find a large flock. The […]