Photo Challenge – Reflecting

 This week we are asked to share a photo that captures something reflected back in a way that it makes us look at our surroundings differently.


Egret Catches a Snack


Snow Egret Poses


Jumping Mullet


Egret Love

Photos taken at Huntington Beach State Park –

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Alligator Season

On a recent visit to Huntington Beach State Park to take bird photos, I saw a dozen alligators floating by.

Slow Floating Alligator

I’ve never seen this many alligators out at one time but it’s mating season and the gators are here looking for a date.

Alligator Float

They don’t approach as long as you keep your distance but it was very difficult to focus on the birds while constantly looking over my shoulder to see if the alligators had moved.  Despite that, I managed to get several great shots of egrets, anhingas and cormorants and I will be posting those soon.

Alligator x 2

Alligator Close Up

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Photo Challenge – Graceful

For this week’s challenge, we are asked to show something that says “graceful” to us.


Sunning Anhinga

Photo taken at Huntington Beach State Park.

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