A Swallowed Tail Kite picks up its prey with its feet and then transfers food to the mouth while in flight. This technique helps Swallowed Tail Kites to travel long distances without ever stopping to land.
A male Carolina Wren sings in the early morning light, just after sunrise at Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary in Naples, Florida.
A Great Horned Owl female perches in a nearby Palm tree to guard her nest from any potential threats.
A Burrowing owl was perched just after sunrise and I was able to get a nicely lit background to accompany the owl.
An American White Ibis picks up a sand flea to eat just before sunset.
A Great Blue Heron snaps up a little bite to eat
A mated pair of Sandhill Cranes in flight.
Portrait of a Sandhill Crane
I was photographing some Roseate Spoonbills when a group of deer decided to run through. I quickly zoomed out and was able to capture the deer in mid air.
An American Alligator opens its mouth during a light drizzle.
The leaves changed during my trip to Wyoming & I was lucky enough to catch this bear in a tree sporting some nice Fall foliage.
A Pileated Woodpecker ripping layers of bark off of some old growth at Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary.
A Little Green Heron takes a break from hunting to rest among the air plants.
A Roseate Spoonbill in flight
A Sandhill Crane prepares to take off.
A Little Blue Heron slowly moves closer to the water, looking for another victim.
A Loggerhead Shrike perches in the morning light after harassing 2 burrowing owls I was photographing.
A Bald Eagle brings in additional nesting material to pad the nest for their 2 new babies.
A Great Horned Owl heads back to the nest to check on her two babies.
A Bald Eagle in the early morning light, just after sunrise.
Great Blue Herons courting one another, while two babies play in the nest.
Two Sandhill Cranes flew on the trail in front of me just after sunrise and gave me a show that I was not expecting.