The Loons

October 19, 2017  |  Birds  |  Comments Off on The Loons

Quite possibly my Favorite bird call.. the call of the Loon.. its a wonderful time in the land of the midnight sun..





Fish ON!!!

Port A

August 22, 2017  |  Birds  |  Comments Off on Port A

After the Valley, We were about finished and we headed up to Port Aransas to get the last few birds..

The Channel on the Border of Mexico


Reddish Egret


Reddish Egret


Baby Coot


Baby Coot



Ibis on the wing

August 21, 2017  |  Birds  |  Comments Off on Ibis on the wing

We moved even deeper into the valley and walked through Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge.. one of my favorite places right on the border with Mexico. 


Great Kiskadee



Red and Blue

August 17, 2017  |  Birds  |  Comments Off on Red and Blue

Reddish Egrets and Little Blue Heron’s, were all over the marsh. We also saw the Sandpiper! 

Little blue Heron


off the coast


Reddish Egret




Reddish Egret


Sand Pipers

Back to the islands

August 15, 2017  |  Birds  |  Comments Off on Back to the islands

After crossing the ship Channel we put the pedal to the metal and headed way south to padre island 

Laguna Madre


King Bird


Chestnut sided warbler


Common Yellow Throat Warbler


Hooded Warbler


August 10, 2017  |  Birds  |  Comments Off on Warblers

Quite possibly the toughest birds to photograph. These little song birds are almost in constant motion and in among the branches. After a long flight across the Gulf of Mexico, they do pause for a bite to eat.

Black and White Warbler


Blackburnian Warbler, this one was pretty rare


Indigo Bunting


Blackburnian Warbler


Yellow Warbler

High Island

August 9, 2017  |  Birds  |  Comments Off on High Island

Well known with Birders, its High Island..a small hill right off the gulf with tons of trees and it makes for the perfect stop for all kinds of migratory birds…

Rose Breasted Grosbeak


Baltimore Oriole


Garter Snake


Scarlet Tanager


American Redstart


August 8, 2017  |  Birds  |  Comments Off on Terns

A fairly wide variety of Terns here take off from a sand spit and re-land in a series of shots…

Life on the Beach

August 4, 2017  |  Birds  |  Comments Off on Life on the Beach

Birds find their way to the Bolivar and hang out on their Journey’s north..Hundreds of species…

Piping Plover


White Pelicans


Terns and Pelicans


Wilson’s Plover Nesting


Great Blue Heron


Brown Pelican

By the Sea

August 3, 2017  |  Birds  |  Comments Off on By the Sea

We moved on down near the Ocean, Specifically we rode the ferry from Galveston over to one of my Favorite places…The Bolivar Peninsula..

Roseate Spoonbills


Sand Piper




The Border of the Sanctuary protecting Turtles


Ruddy Turnstone