Finca El Girasol, Guanica, Puerto Rico

Recently a friend from the photo club I belong to, posted some of the most spectacular photos of the sunflower field at Matthiessen State Park in Oglesby, Illinois, that I have ever seen. The field was bursting with these tall, beautiful sunflower blooms, what almost seemed to me like they were growing in unison.  Really […]

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“All This Learning How to Fly Business is for the Birds, I need a nap.”

Came across this sleepy baby robin napping in between some branches of the oak tree in our back yard.  At first, I thought it was injured, but, nope…it was just taking a bird nap.  It has such pretty fluffy feathers. They are adorable at this stage until it grows up and starts pooping over the […]

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Birds of Puerto Rico: Cattle Egret

During a quick visit to the sunflower farm, (La Finca de Girasol), in Guánica, Puerto Rico,  I came across a flock of Cattle Egret hanging out in a harvest of cilantro plants.  I took a deep breath in to enjoy the fragrance of the cilantro that permeated the air with its scent.  I instantly smiled. 🙂

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I’m A Bird Watcher: Canary White Winged Parakeet Takes To The Air

After a week of my early morning bird watching routine on the back porch of my Dad’s house in Puerto Rico, I was finally able to capture a few halfway decent photos of the Canary White Winged Parakeet in flight.  Most of my prior attempts are blurry.  These parakeets are super fast fliers that there […]

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YOU ARE CLEARED FOR TAKEOFF

I finally captured a Great Egret in flight this morning. It made for one heck of a photo op.        

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Birds of a Feather: Great Egret

Hard to believe and totally grateful at the same time our community’s pond/ wetland, that our house surrounds, attracts a variety of birds most of the year.  From geese, mallards, herons and egrets, I even saw for the first time today a Belted Kingfisher fly past as I was  looking out my bedroom window.  Every […]

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