Wildlife

Wildlife

During many of my outings, I have run across many different types of animals that live in the areas that I am photographing.  I do not consider myself to be an expert in wildlife photography but when an opportunity arises, I usually accept the challenge.  Keep checking back because as long as I continue to capture more images, I promise to add them to my gallery.  While these pictures can also be found by reading my blogs, I completely understand that some visitors to my site would rather sit back and scroll through the images without the reading.  As long as you are enjoying my photography, I am happy!

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I hope you enjoy what you see and please feel free to leave a comment.  I am curious to know what your favorite image is so that I will know what to look for next time I am out and about!

Showing who’s boss at Fort Pierce Marina.
Looking for breakfast at Fort Pierce Marina.
Fort Pierce Marina is home to many species of birds.
King of the mountain at Fort Pierce Marina.
Little crab trying to blend in with its surroundings at Alex’s Beach.
Breakfast is served at Bathtub Reef Beach!
Scanning the waters, in search of his next meal.
Cleared for landing at Bathtub Reef Beach.
While the snake is not visible in this photo, the hawk has found dinner for its eyas.
A red-winged blackbird.
A mother and its fawn at Myakka State Park.
A little fawn learning to find breakfast at Myakka State Park.
A hawk watching over its nest at Myakka State Park.
A red-winged blackbird chasing a turkey vulture from its territory.
A turkey vulture, at Myakka State Park, in search of some rotting flesh to feast on.
A squadron of pelicans soar over Frederick Douglas beach in Fort Pierce.
“Quoth the Raven, “Nevermore.””… ~Edgar Allen Poe
A black vulture spreading its wings.
Some birds basking in the sunset at Myakka State Park.
I’m not sure what type of fish this is but it was just watching me as I took its picture.
Hanging out in the alligator infested waters of Myaka State Park makes this bird much braver than me!
If you want to have a 100% guarantee of seeing some gators in the wild, head over to Myakka State Park, you will not be disappointed.
King of the alligators at Myakka State Park. This bad boy was at least 12′, probably more!
“Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.” ~ Edgar Allen Poe
And the award for cutest little bird goes to… Sandpiper!
Colorful crab scurrying across the rocks at the Fort Pierce Jetty.
After swimming in the waters surrounding Peanut Island in Riviera Beach, this Iguana needed to get some sun and relax.
Sandpipers… can never get too many shots of these little guys!
Just a seagull looking for lunch.
Watching the sunrise at Little Jim Bridge in Fort Pierce with this guy.
What’s better than 1 sandpiper? A fling of them!
I felt sorry for the little guy on the top left… I wonder how he lost his leg?
Dogs and Beaches equals pure enjoyment!

 

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