Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Sunday Sojourn

The Venice Rookery is an island in a small pond where many birds nest.  Last Sunday, there were white egrets, blue herons, and anhinga.  There is a resident alligator, but I did not see him that day.

 
You can probably see why I had camera anxiety.  Me, with my Nikon Coolpix set on auto focus--I stayed out of the way of the big boys.

 

These three guys were having some kind of disagreement, but they managed to work it all out.
 

9 comments:

  1. Now you know sex was involved in the dust up.
    Those are a lot of jackets for Florida.

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    1. Yeah, it was winter that day--temps in the low 60's and windy. Vtermonters would have all broken out shorts and tee shirts for the same weather!

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  2. I know that your gorgeous photos were every bit as nice as the ones by the pros! Beautiful birds!
    Peace,
    Muff

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  3. I rarely bring a tripod, but with so many photos there will not be an original in the bunch.

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  4. That rookery had a lot of birds! Don't ever be intimidated by the big cameras - it's all about composition!

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  5. I agree with everyone else. You look like you are holding your own. Even better, you look like you are having fun.

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  6. I agree with Barb. I think you it is great that you just got out there to capture the experience of it all. That is what it is all about.

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  7. You did yourself proud with that little camera! Those egrets are awesome and I always love seeing how different the scenery is on your coast compared to ours

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