Ugh! It’s been two full weeks since I’ve done a blog post! I’ve been busy at home and work, but I’ve also had a little bit of a photographic lull. Weather conditions have made for relatively poor lighting, but mostly I’m just behind in editing photos. Well, this morning I went to the marina on […]
A recent study from the Biological Conservation journal brings shocking news: every year across the globe, an estimated 400,000 seabirds are killed by gillnets. Gillnets, a common term for any net used to entangle and catch fish, are used all over the world, and at any depth. These nets, whether used in subsistence or commercial […]
Royal Terns may be our most common tern. I always enjoy watching them fish, plunging into the water in search of prey. I love photographing them along coastal beaches. They are one of our largest terns, second only to Caspian Terns, but their long orange bills and pale under the wings.
I’m teaching at a Camera Club tonight, and the topic will be exposure compensation for wildlife photography. I wrote a three page handout and also put together a PowerPoint presentation for tonight. I thought some of you may want to see these, so I’m including a couple links to them here: Lesson Handouts Lesson PowerPoint Feel free […]
Yesterday morning I went out to Jetty Park near Port Canaveral. I went there to see gulls. I wanted to see black-backed gulls, but I was also hoping to get better at identifying immature gulls. I’m getting pretty good at identifying adult gulls, but immatures still give me some trouble at times. I didn’t realize […]
Yesterday morning I took my daughter and my parents to Ponce Inlet for some fun at the beach. Since I was primarily being a dad, I didn’t do much birding, but I did bring my camera and I did scan the horizon some to see what may be flying by. I was hoping to get […]
I returned to Lighthouse Point Park at Ponce Inlet again in the hopes of finding a Razorbill. We found one far off the jetty. My father, who’s in town for Christmas, located it in his scope, and I was able to locate it briefly with my binoculars. It was very far away (I probably would […]