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Natural Setting

January 20, 2023 - Early Morning drifting along the edge of Lake Lochloosa waiting for the sun to burn off the fog so the eagles would beco...
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Belted Kingfisher

January 16, 2023 - The sun finally broke out after a couple of hours drifting around in the fog. While waiting we were fortunate enough to...
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Who is This

December 23, 2022 - Once again, early morning in the fog drifting around the edge of Lake Lochloosa. It was low light and a bit eerie given...
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Leaving Home

December 21, 2022 - Just as the fog started to lift this great blue heron decided it was time to leave its resting place among the cypress t...
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Incoming

December 19, 2022 - The great blue heron we had been photographing among the cypress trees had just taken flight. Just as we were about to l...
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Posing

December 16, 2022 - The fog lifted, the sun came out and this eagle struck a pose. Could't ask for an easier shot.
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Returning Home

December 14, 2022 - This image gave me the impression that the male eagle had been away for awhile and returned "empty handed" which appears...
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Gathering Speed

December 09, 2022 - Once the prey has been sighted (up to a mile away) the eagle picks up speed and goes after its meal. That is when you ne...
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Moving On the Target

December 07, 2022 - Always exciting to be watching a perched bird and be able to catch it when it begins to fly off to capture some prey. Pr...
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Lifting Off

December 05, 2022 - This eagle was a long way off, but the background was clear that its movement showed up immediately. Glad I had a big en...
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Beauty in Motion

December 02, 2022 - When the eagles fly, my heart beats a little fatter and the shutter goes even faster. This is what wildlife photography...
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On the Target

November 30, 2022 - Now that the sun is out and has burned off the fog, the action has begun for the eagles and the photographers.
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Frustration

November 28, 2022 - It appears as though this eagle was as frustrated with the dense fog as I was. We were in the "soup" for 3 hours. I thin...
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Our National Symbol

November 25, 2022 - Once the sun came out and the fog lifted, things got back to normal. The eagles went on alert and began searching for br...
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Looking for Breakfast

November 23, 2022 - After several hours of being fogged in, it began to clear up. The eagles also perked up and I knew sooner or later they...
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I Can See Again

November 21, 2022 - After a long time in dense fog, the sun finally started to burn it off so the eagles, and we could see more clearly.
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In the Fog

November 18, 2022 - An interesting morning on Lake Lochloosa in Florida where the fog was so dense even with their great eyesight, the eagle...
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Easy Meal

June 15, 2022 - This juvenile eagle decided picking up a floating shrimp was an easy meal - - maybe appetizer -- as it searched for food...
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Target in Reach

June 13, 2022 - Having just left its nest, this adult American Eagle headed straight for the lake in search of breakfast. With its talon...
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Going Fishing

June 06, 2022 - This adult American Eagle had been resting in the nest with it's mate when it decided it was time for breakfast and quic...
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Grab & Go

June 03, 2022 - After coming in quickly from above, this juvenile American eagle grabbed a piece of floating fish from the surface of La...
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Crested Cormorants

May 20, 2022 - This pair of Crested Cormorants had just finished drying their wings and were getting ready to take flight. You can tell...
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Catching the Light

May 16, 2022 - When I first looked at my capture of this bird, I was confused by the blue collar around its neck was lit up by the angl...
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On the Approach

April 27, 2022 - There were several juvenile eagles circling and diving for an easy meal of pieces of fish and discarded bait thrown into...
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Perfect Touchdown

April 25, 2022 - While I've seen many cormorants perched while drying their wings and also in flight, this is the first time I was able t...
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Successful Fishing Excursion

April 20, 2022 - An adult bald eagle after successfully picking up a piece of fish floating on the surface. At this location, fishermen c...
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Easy Pickings

April 19, 2022 - This particular day on Lake Lochloosa was very calm with no breeze and very little movement on th water. As a result the...
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Fishing Juvenile

April 18, 2022 - This eagle is still in the process of maturing into adulthood which will occur at about 5 1/2 years of age. Based on the...
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Immature Eagle

April 15, 2022 - The bald eagle most likely is the most recognizable North American bird. You probably would easily recognize an adult b...
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Leaving the Nest

April 14, 2022 - This adult eagle has just left its mate back at the nest. The nest is a whole other story in and by itself. They have t...
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Adult Eagles

April 13, 2022 - As with most birds of prey the female is the larger bird which is the same for the North American bald eagle. The female...
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In Your Face

April 12, 2022 - Barred owls can be primarily in the eastern US and southern part of Canada. More recently they have expanded their terri...
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Here I Come

April 11, 2022 - These barred owls are carnivores feeding on small mammals like, mice, squirrels, rabbits, frogs and snakes. They also pr...
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