Tuesday (04-February-2014) — Florida

Gone to See Florida 2014 Road Trip Day 4. Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge.

Turkey Vulture on a power pole holding on during a wind gust at the entrance to Biolab Road. Image taken with a Nikon D3s camera and 80-400 mm VRII lens.

Turkey Vulture on a Power Pole Holding on During a Wind Gust. Bio Lab Road in Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge. Image taken with a Nikon D3s and 80-400 mm VRII lens (ISO 200, 400 mm, f/5.6, 1/640 sec). (David J Mathre)
Turkey Vulture on a Power Pole Holding on During a Wind Gust. Bio Lab Road in Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge. Image taken with a Nikon D3s and 80-400 mm VRII lens (ISO 200, 400 mm, f/5.6, 1/640 sec). (David J Mathre)

Tuesday (04-February-2014) — Florida

Gone to See America 2014 Road Trip. Day 4: Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge.

Red-winged blackbird on a perch above a large spider web. Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge in Florida. Image taken with a Nikon D3s camera and 80-400 mm VRII lens (ISO 250, 400 mm, f/5.6, 1/30 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro 7 (including conversion to B&W with one color).

Red-Winged Black Bird on a Perch Above a Large Spider Web. Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge in Florida. Image taken with a Nikon D3s camera and 80-400 mm VRII lens (ISO 250, 400 mm, f/5.6, 1/30 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro 7 (including conversion to B&W with one color). (David J Mathre)
Red-Winged Black Bird on a Perch Above a Large Spider Web. Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge in Florida. Image taken with a Nikon D3s camera and 80-400 mm VRII lens (ISO 250, 400 mm, f/5.6, 1/30 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro 7 (including conversion to B&W with one color). (David J Mathre)

Tuesday (04-February-2014) — Florida

Gone to See America 2014 Road Trip. Day 4: Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge.

Reddish Egret on the Run at Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge in Florida. Image taken with a Nikon D4 camera and 600 mm f/4 VR lens (ISO 250, 600 mm, f/5.6, 1/1250 sec).

Merritt Island NWR (David J Mathre)
Merritt Island NWR (David J Mathre)

Tuesday (04-February-2014) — Florida

Gone to See America 2014 Road Trip. Day 4: Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge.

Green Heron on a Perch Warming in the Morning Sun. Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge in Florida. Image taken with a Nikon D3s camera and 80-400 mm VRII lens (ISO 200, 400 mm, f/5.6, 1/60 sec).

Green Heron on a Perch Warming in the Morning Sun. Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge in Florida. Image taken with a Nikon D3s camera and 80-400 mm VRII lens (ISO 200, 400 mm, f/5.6, 1/60 sec). (David J Mathre)
Green Heron on a Perch Warming in the Morning Sun. Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge in Florida. Image taken with a Nikon D3s camera and 80-400 mm VRII lens (ISO 200, 400 mm, f/5.6, 1/60 sec). (David J Mathre)