Posts Tagged ‘wildlife’

How Cute is a Baby Burro?

Baby Burro by Anne McKinnell

Baby animals are always pretty cute, but I’m not sure there are any as cute as a baby burro! At our campsite in Why, Arizona, I could often hear the burros eeyore-ing off in the distance. So one evening, as the light started to get soft and golden, I decided to take a walk on […]

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Bald Eagle Dance

Two bald eagles by Anne McKinnell

At our campsite in Campbell River, British Columbia, the bald eagles are constantly watching from above, flying by, and diving down for a fish. One bald eagle sits on the top of a dead tree for hours every day. A few days ago, he was joined by a friend… I made this photo while practicing […]

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Hummingbird Landing

Hummingbird Landing by Anne McKinnell

Why have I never had a hummingbird feeder before? I have no idea. Now that I see the photo opportunities I should have had one a long time ago! Please click the image to view a larger version. My husband bought me this feeder as a little present. He always gets me things that are […]

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Egret Fishing

Egret, Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge, Florida

Like a cat about to pounce… Please click the image to view a larger version. I made this image during my visit to Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge in Florida. Just a reminder that I have very limited internet access this week but I have scheduled these images to go up on the blog for you […]

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Wood Stork Reflection

Wood Stork, Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge, Florida

Please click the image to view a larger version. I made this image during my visit to Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge in Florida. Just a reminder that I have very limited internet access this week but I have scheduled these images to go up on the blog for you to enjoy.

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Egret Reflection

Egret, Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge, Florida

The Egret stands still as a statue, not a ripple left in the water from the last time he took a step. Please click the image to view a larger version. I made this image during my visit to Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge in Florida. Just a reminder that I have very limited internet access […]

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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 […]

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Burrowing Owls of Cape Coral

Burrowing Owl, Cape Coral, Florida

While in the Fort Myers area of Florida, I heard about the burrowing owls in nearby Cape Coral. These are little tiny owls only about 6-9 inches tall that live in burrows in the ground. I have learned that doing research is essential to getting good photographs, especially if you have a limited amount of […]

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Making a Splash at Ding Darling

Egret, Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge, Florida

Sanibel Island is a subtropical barrier island in Florida. It is home to buckets of seashells, beautiful beaches, and the Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge. Strange name isn’t it? It was named after a Pulitzer-Prize winning cartoonist named Jay Darling. His cartoons were published in the New York Herald Tribute and he would sign them using […]

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