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mangroves

  1. Does my butt look big? spoonbill

    Does my butt look big? spoonbill

    Roseate Spoonbill roost in a deliciously hidden spot that is a 5 mile round trip kayak trip.
  2. Bald with hairy eared old man Spoonbill

    Bald with hairy eared old man Spoonbill

    Roseate Spoonbill roost in a deliciously hidden spot that is a 5 mile round trip kayak trip.
  3. Roseate Spoonbill (conductor of the mangrove orchestra)

    Roseate Spoonbill (conductor of the mangrove orchestra)

    Roseate Spoonbill roost in a deliciously hidden spot that is a 5 mile round trip kayak trip.
  4. Concentration

    Concentration

    Snowy egret on the hunt
  5. Shake your bootie

    Shake your bootie

    Breeding adult snowy egret preening.
  6. reddish egret.jpg

    reddish egret.jpg

    This Reddish Egret gave me lots of angles... I stopped shooting after it gave me this pose. Photo is not cropped.
  7. Little Blue Heron takes a Bow

    Little Blue Heron takes a Bow

    I loved that it showed me its flight feathers.
  8. little blue eclipse

    little blue eclipse

    I've watch this guy for 9 months now. It is not at all intimidated by me until I get out of my kayak! It's got to be uncomfortable to change colors. It just preened and preened. I got so many in focus shots - It's hard to pick two.
  9. Mr. Wiggles 1

    Mr. Wiggles 1

    I call this yellow-crowned night heron Mr. Wiggles because it wobbles when it is hunting.
  10. The Great Mormon

    The Great Mormon

    Behaviour This butterfly is found in forest clearings. It is very common and is also seen amongst human habitation. It visits flowers of Poinsettia, Jasminum, Lantana, Canna and Salvia. It usually flies 2 to 4 metres (6 ft 7 in to 13 ft 1 in) above the ground. The butterfly is known to...
  11. Got ya, my pretty

    Got ya, my pretty

    Great blue heron succesfully fishing on the Gulf of Mexico.
  12. My what a long shadow you cast.

    My what a long shadow you cast.

    Green heron along a canal. I found this one interesting as the bird looked quite sinister with the sunlight casting a long pointed shadow on its chest.
  13. Preening Green

    Preening Green

    Green heron along a canal. This individual preened as I took pictures.
  14. Little Blue Heron - Concentration

    Little Blue Heron - Concentration

    I love how herons are so still until they strike.
  15. ycnhjuvenile2-web.jpg

    ycnhjuvenile2-web.jpg

    Yellow-crowned Night-heron (juvenile) in spread-wing posture likely for thermoregulation.
  16. yellow-crowned-night-heron2-web.jpg

    yellow-crowned-night-heron2-web.jpg

    Yellow-crowned Night-heron
  17. Great Crested Flycatcher

    Great Crested Flycatcher

    Great Crested Flycatcher (Myiarchus crinitus) I saw movement and expected a Panama Flycatcher and when I got a more or less clear view I saw it was a Great Crested Flycatcher. Sexes similar. Mangroves, Playa Sandalo along Golfo Dulce, Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica.
  18. Short-billed Pigeon

    Short-billed Pigeon

    Short-billed Pigeon (Patagioenas nigrirostris) Photographed along the shore of Golfo Dulce just inland from the Mangroves, Playa Sandalo, Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica.
  19. FLAMINGO FESTIVAL

    FLAMINGO FESTIVAL

    This is a scene from Sewree Creek in Mumbai's inner harbor. Between October and March each year, thousands of flamingos migrate here from Rann of Kachchh to feed, nest and breed. They feed on algae and other microbes on the sea bed in shallow waters and hence keep shifting to areas convenient...
  20. Mangroves on Land

    Mangroves on Land

  21. Community

    Community

    Red Fiddler Crab (adult and juvenile) and a mudskipper - from the mud flats of the Sunderban delta
  22. Spotted Wood Owl

    Spotted Wood Owl

    A surprise find in the mangroves of Krabi, Thailand.
  23. Northern Scrub Flycatcher

    Northern Scrub Flycatcher

    Saw a pair of these in mangroves at Tambor beach- good spot for mangrove birding in Costa Rica. Check my blog for report- http://birdingcraft.com/wordpress
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