Gone to See Florida 2017/2018 Road Trip Day 7: Birds.
After sunrise at Fort De Soto, we checked out the rich bird life in the park. The White Ibis and Green Heron were right in front of us when shooting the sunrise. On the way out of the park we saw an American White Pelican, and several Osprey. After returning to my parents home in St. Petersburg, I found a Red-bellied Woodpecker in a Carambola tree.
Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge: Black Point Wildlife Drive.
My only view of an alligator on that day was just as I was leaving. All that was visible was an eye and the tip of its snout. It was starting to rain, so I only got one loop on the wildlife drive. Some birds, but not as many as I have seen on previous visits to the National Wildlife Refuge.
Gone to See America. February 2014 Florida Road Trip. Day 13: Big Cypress National Preserve.
Snowy Egret, Wood Stork, and Immature White Ibis at Big Cypress National Preserve in Florida. Image taken with a Nikon D700 camera and 28-300 mm VR lens (ISO 200, 300 mm, f/6.3, 1/320 sec). Image converted to B&W with Capture One Pro 7.
Gone to See America. February 2014 Florida Road Trip. Day 3: Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge.
White Ibis Taking Off at Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge in Florida. Image taken with a Nikon 1 V2 camera, FT1 adapter, and 70-200 mm f/4 VR lens (ISO 160, 200 mm, f/4, 1/1000 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One 9 Pro. Image sharpening using Focus Magic 2.