A couple of weeks ago at Lema Ranch I came upon a Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) fishing in Leah’s Pond. As is usual for this species, this heron was standing still and waiting for its prey most of the time and slowly walking through the shallow water otherwise, looking for anything that would fit […]
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Best Photo of the Week Ended 06 Oct 2012
We are pleased to announce the winners of our most recent “Best Photo of the Week” Competition. Paul Marto wins First Prize for his outstanding photo “Variegated Meadowhawks”. Maria Firpi wins Second Prize with “Great Blue Heron” and Rick Lieder wins Third Prize for the second week running with “Memories of tiny flickering fireballs”. See […]
The Jewel Of Florida
We are very fortunate in Floridato have many places where the beauty of nature all seem to come together.The Ritch Grissom Memorial Wetlands at Viera, though, or The Viera Wetlands, as the locals call it,is my favorite, and the favorite of many nature photographers. It is a water reclamation area with wonderful surrounds and attracts […]
The Activity is Heating Up!
This past weekend I was at the Viera Wetlands, located in Viera, Florida. It is one of my favorites places to photograph. This time of year the activity really gets going and it did not disappoint! The ducks haved started to arrive, as in hooded mergansers, blue winged teals and northern shovelers. The crested caracara’s […]