I was able to make one more visit to High Island before, I assume, the end of the season. This time, I tried a new spot: Boy Scout Woods. There were lots of khaki-clad, binocular-toting birders there when I arrived so I thought that I might have stumbled upon another jackpot. Sadly, these birders were the type that like to sit around for hours and wait for that rare whatever-ma-callit. I saw a...read more
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As I mentioned in my previous post, we hit the bird jackpot on Sunday. Deer Island Rookery was simply amazing ! And High Island, well it was so fabulous I think we’re headed back there this weekend. Brown Pelican Laughing Gull Roseate Spoonbill – quite possibly my new favorite bird Roseate Spoonbill Red-winged Blackbird Snowy...read more
Two weekends ago, Andy and I went to Featherfest, an unfortunately named birding/photography gathering in Galveston. When we lived in Chicago, we had daily sunrise and sunset content to photograph. Now that we’re in Houston, we have to work a little harder to find things to shoot. Well, photograph Featherfest was a four day festival that included lots of activities, lectures, and field...read more