Wednesday, July 13, 2016
A flock of American White Pelicans at Pt. Mouillee SGA in n. Monroe Co., MI were foraging in Cell 3 of the Banana Unit. While I spent most of the time photographing them w/ the Nikon D7100 and 300/2.8 VRII I saw individual trying to swallow a catfish. It wasn't fairing well, at all...
Sunday, June 5, 2016
Wakodahatchee Wetlands. The 56-acre wastewater treatment facility houses the state’s largest Wood Stork rookery, and the ~½ mile boardwalk wends its way through several ponds and a waterbird paradise.
|Black-necked Stilt on nest|
|Glossy Ibis chicks and Tricolored Heron chick foreground|
Crandon Park and tried digiscoping some shorebirds. I then visited Fairchild Gardens, where birds were largely absent, but the lizards were not. So, I digiscoped everything from Spiny Iguanas to smaller Basilisk Lizards to tiny Anoles. Zeiss 85T*Fl, 40X W eyepiece, Sony a6300, Sigma 30mm f/2.8, Digidapter.