I live for moments like this. The ‘secret pond’ I like to visit every few weeks was aflutter with chattering songbirds when I stopped by a few days ago. I walked slowly around the edge of the pond, trying desperately to capture a good shot of the Jays, Wrens, Warblers, or Mockingbirds hidden in theContinue reading “A Gift”
Stopped by the usual spot this afternoon for a quick look around. Found some old friends hanging out.
Stopped by the pond and watched the birds for a few minutes this afternoon.
Started off the day with a work visit to the C.H. Corn Hydroelectric Station in western Leon County. This dam is the source of Lake Talquin. An enormous volume of water was passing through the dam as a result of the heavy rainfall lately. Later in the afternoon I had a visit from a friendContinue reading “Camera Roll: Lake Talquin Hydroelectric Dam and a Friend at Work”
A morning walk in the deep Florida panhandle.
Mockingbirds and cattlebells in Tallahassee.
Spotted this little burst of joy in a tree in the parking lot at work. It reminds me that nature is everywhere: present in the office, the parking lot, and the backyard as much as the woods, waters, and wilds. I’m still waiting for a good Cardinal shot, but this one brightened my workday andContinue reading “Morning Walk”
Helios rounds the zenith as an iridescent Grackle ascends a tree beside Lake Jackson to announce the final arrival of Spring. In this photo: Common Grackle, Quiscalus quiscula.
A winged ceremony before my house! I broke in upon a Robin to the east, plucking things from the earth A Cardinal to the north, bathing with an invitation in the basin before the door A gaggle of Finches to the west, shifting beneath the shrubs behind the hedge This quadrilateral domain is theirs moreContinue reading “Aviary”