Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge by Don Getty

Whether you are an avid birder, or an obsessed nature photographer as I am, the Bird River Migratory Bird Refuge can be a wonderful location to observe and photograph a wide variety of birds. Over the years I have photographed at the Refuge many times. My most recent visit was in April 2013 and all […]

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Bald Eagles of Alaska by Don Getty

In March 2013 I traveled to Alaska with the sole intent of photographing Bald Eagles. I had photographed Bald Eagles in the past, but those occasions where random sightings. Bald Eagles are thriving in Alaska. At times there were well over 100 eagles in sight. The Bald Eagle is the national bird of the United […]

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Costa Rica Photo Journal by Don Getty – Part 3 of 3

On Day 7 we were off to Arenal Observation Lodge, but stopped along the way at Las Iguanas restaurant for lunch and photographing Iguanas – both were quite good. The restaurant is along a river where the Iguanas congregate in the trees along the river banks and often come onto the restaurant property, just outside […]

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Costa Rica Photo Journal by Don Getty – Part 2 of 3

Day 4 was the day to move to Bosque De Paz Lodge. It was a rainy day – just fine for a little rainforest landscape photography and for photographing birds from under the eaves of the lodge. Why travel to a rainforest if a little rain slows you down! Day 5 at Bosque De Paz […]

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Costa Rica Photo Journal by Don Getty – Part 1 of 3

I recently was in Costa Rica for nine full days of photography, putting over 7,000 clicks on my cameras. In order to give you a taste of the trip I decided to give you a daily photo journal of my experience in 3 parts. Day 1 was just photographing around the bird feeders at Selva […]

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Bosque del Apache NWR by Don Getty – Part 3

Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge is a premier location for winter birding and bird photography. November and December are the best months. Bosque is located in New Mexico about 95 mile south of Albuquerque. The small community of Socorro, 19 mile north of the Refuge, offers a good variety of hotels and restaurants. When […]

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Bosque del Apache NWR by Don Getty – Part 2

Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge is a premier location for winter birding and bird photography. November and December are the best months. Bosque is located in New Mexico about 95 mile south of Albuquerque. The small community of Socorro, 19 mile north of the Refuge, offers a good variety of hotels and restaurants. When […]

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Bosque del Apache NWR by Don Getty – Part 1

Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge is a premier location for winter birding and bird photography. November and December are the best months. Bosque is located in New Mexico about 95 mile south of Albuquerque. The small community of Socorro, 19 mile north of the Refuge, offers a good variety of hotels and restaurants. When […]

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