A Roseate Spoonbill with outstretched wings. As it takes off in search of food one can see the underside of the wing. Catch in mid pose as it takes off.
DANCE WITH ME
A dancing octopus behind glass at MOTE marina.
Water Lily with big green leaves and the sun on the water
Burrowing owl, male, standing not far from the nesting site. Looked right at me before flying off to returned to the nest.
A little green heron bird perched on a tree limb looking for it next meal.
Looking in all the Right Places
A Caracara bird facing left with white and green background. Close up shot of this bird taken at Homosassa Springs, Florida.
A black-crowned Night Heron standing on a log with one foot and scratching beak. This bird is common world wide but rare in Florida.
Cormorant standing on an old tree limb with open beak , out of focus background and water behind
Turtle looking right at you! Beautiful blue water behind the turtle. Taken at Mote Aquarium.
An aloe plant in full bloom,
Epiphyte, bromeliad with green leaves and dark purple bands showing cup full of soon to bloom shoots
A flowering Amorphophallus titanum, also known as a corpse plant or the stinky plant. This flower is a must see and smell!
Yellow and pink flowering Chinese Hat plant. Photo taken at Selby Gardens in Florida.
An old alligator laying/sleeping in shallow water with golden orange tiny pebbles in front of the photo.
Dark pink bougainvillea blossoms with light background.
Lovely wired basket with a green ceramic pot and a clay pot along with a hand shovel. The basket is sitting on a small round wooden table with a glass top.
Bee and Flower
Papaver (poppy): A bee sitting on the orange poppy flower.
One lonely raccoon looking for dinner at the Cape Coral Four Mile Cove Ecological Preserve. Was searching for dinner in one of the many little streams.
Burrowing owl, male, spotted in a neighborhood in Cape Coral, Florida.
A male white pelican taking a drink of water. You see water dripping from it bill. The bird's bill shows the distinctive growth. This growth serves a function during battles between other rival pelicans.
A head shot of a bald eagle looking very fearless. The image shows great detail to the eye, beak, and feathers features. The bald eagle stands out against a dark background.
BOW TIE ENCOUNTER
Two dogs meet and greet each other at the Sarasota Farmers Market. One of the dog's is wearing a bow tie and it is a funny encounter. One of the dogs has this to say: "I know my hair is a mess, but I have a trust fund."
Colorful parrot at Jungle Gardens in Sarasota Florida.
Rough Weather Coming
Great White Egret in breeding plumage standing on top of a tree. Photo has a dark sky as rough weather is moving in. This photo was taken at the Venice Rookery during mating season.
Watching and Waiting
One juvenile yellow-crowned night-heron bird perched on a branch.
Burrowing owl standing on the wooden cross at a nesting site. He opened his eyes and I was able to see those yellow eyes.
Got An Apple
A thoroughbred horse looking for attention near a white horse fence.
I Can See You
Flamingo hiding behind wing and looking out with one eye.
Great White Egret in breeding plumage standing still. Photo has dark green background and was taken at Homosassa Springs during mating season.
Firespike flower (Odontonema strictum) also known as Red Justicia.
Catch the Red Eye
Mature roseate spoonbill with beautiful ruby red eyes. Good face and beak recognition.
A wolf laying next to a fallen tree, awake and alert with ears pointing up.
Rocky, one of the neighborhood dogs out for a morning walk with his owner.
Dolce, is a Shih Tzu dog from the neighborhood. She is sitting quietly waiting for mama to finish visiting with a neighbor.
Holly, part chihuahua part terrier, taking a treat from her owner's hand. She is one of the many dogs in the neighborhood. Cute little thing that she is among the bigger dog.