The Best Spoonie Yet

Roseate Spoonbill, Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge, Florida

This image is the reason I have always wanted to visit Florida. I had many types of bird images in my imagination, but this is the one I really really wanted. A Roseate Spoonbill standing in still water with a perfect reflection. Please click the image to view a larger version. I captured many images of birds in Florida, but this is the one that left me feeling … [Read more...]

My Spoonbill Isn’t Perfect But I Love Him Anyway

Roseate Spoonbill, Merritt Island Wildlife Refuge, Florida

My first stop for wildlife viewing in Florida is the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge. I have always loved images of the Roseate Spoonbill, a bit of a crazy looking bird sort of like a flamingo except pink and with a bill that makes him look like he belongs in a circus. I cannot look at one without smiling. They make me happy. I was rewarded on my very first visit … [Read more...]