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This theme for Sunday Stills this week: "Let’s get out and stalk some birds this week with our cameras." This post is also linked to Monday Mosaics. Thank you to the hosts of both memes.
These birds are the ones doing the stalking (for their dinners). (Of course, as birders we were stalking them at the same time..with our cameras.)
Great white egret, Ibis, and Great blue heron, all "stalked" at Corkscrew Swamp.
Posted at 01:08 PM | Permalink
I love herons and egrets. Some of my favorite birds! They look lovely here.
March 31, 2012 at 02:32 PM
Gorgeous creatures. We get a few Blue Herons here in the summer but the other's are strange to me.
March 31, 2012 at 02:40 PM
Wonderful shots of the beautiful birds. You have such a great place for birding.
March 31, 2012 at 03:49 PM
really like the pink legs and bill of the ibis.
March 31, 2012 at 06:34 PM
You must be a practiced stalker. Excellent.
March 31, 2012 at 09:47 PM
Wonderful and peaceful shots, Sallie; before reading your blog, I don't wish to visit Florida. But now...
April 01, 2012 at 12:18 AM
Beautiful ! For the moment due to the bad weather I couldn't bird "stalk" !
April 01, 2012 at 12:35 AM
The Great Blue Heron is my choice-but they are all lovely to see!
April 01, 2012 at 01:33 AM
Wonderful shots! Well stalked - or should that be 'storked'?
Lady Fi |
April 01, 2012 at 03:25 AM
Hi Sallie, fantastic series of birds and photos. The White Ibis is cool looking. I hope you are having a great weekend!
April 01, 2012 at 03:32 AM
Here in Brisbane, the Ibis species of bird are a "suburban serial pest". They are the scavangers supreme. Our variety look a bit different to what you have shown, but your birds as shown are in a swampland, not in city parks or all over the CBD!
The Brisbane City variety are being "culled", with the help of an eagle and other methods. The mess they can make is unbelievable until seen. They have a great liking for the horrible products of left over MacDonalds! With their long beaks they can even remove the MacDonald's bags out of rubbish bins and carefully obliterate the contents.
Hopefully your variety at Corkscrew are better behaved??? One can but hope and pray.
( I think I'll have nightmares tonight (9.00pm) thinking of this blog update of your activities) ha ha!!!!!??????
Colin Huggins |
April 01, 2012 at 04:00 AM
Great shots, welcome to Sunday Stills..:-)
April 01, 2012 at 06:38 AM
Very nice group of water birds. Welcome!
Sherry in MT |
April 01, 2012 at 07:28 AM
Great shots, those are lovely birds.
April 01, 2012 at 07:33 AM
Pretty Cool!!! Great shots!
April 01, 2012 at 10:09 AM
Love the Ibis shots, dont think I have seen one (or if I did dint know it, lol) We get blue herons here but otherwise I dont think any others.
April 01, 2012 at 10:38 AM
Your stalking paid off beautifully!
I'm thinking I should stalk a couple of local wetlands where heron are known to visit.
I was sitting at the computer yesterday and I can't be certain but I think a heron flew across my eyesight. We only rarely see one at a farmers nearby pond.
April 01, 2012 at 12:04 PM
lee / wild mountain |
April 01, 2012 at 12:07 PM
Pretty cool "stalking" birds! The ibis looks pretty in pink "legs!
April 01, 2012 at 06:26 PM
They are such patient hunters...
Rambling Woods |
April 01, 2012 at 08:41 PM
Lovely shots Sallie -- Love the birds and of course the birders too! ;) Wish you a happy week ahead :)
April 02, 2012 at 01:24 AM
Hi Sallie, you captured the white ibis and egret stalkers in the act perfectly.
I'm sure no birds harmed in the shooting of this lovely mosaic.
Have a happy day.
April 02, 2012 at 04:43 AM
Tick, tick, tick! We've got them all downunder, but they look slightly different!!
Red Nomad OZ |
April 02, 2012 at 05:26 AM
What a fun post. I always admire anyone who captures a bird "on film" as I have yet to do so well.
April 02, 2012 at 05:30 AM
Like your post and I like the title. ^_^
April 02, 2012 at 06:06 AM
SO much fun stalking water birds and seeing them in their watery environments. I rather envy them.
Have a wonderful week.
Jill Harrison |
April 02, 2012 at 06:55 AM
These birds have much more patience than do I.
April 02, 2012 at 08:37 AM
Aren't they pretty?
Some are a nuisance, like geese. Share the world, though!
My Happy Birthday Boys!
Jenn Jilks |
April 02, 2012 at 08:44 AM
Successful stalking all round.
LindyLouMac in Italy |
April 02, 2012 at 09:24 AM
Beautiful birds and great photos. V
April 02, 2012 at 06:20 PM
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