American Avocets

American Avocets are one of the more beautiful shorebirds in North America. We see avocets in Florida in the winter, but they are just getting into the breeding colors when it is time for them to fly back north to their nesting grounds. During my recent trip to Arizona,...

Least Terns Revisited

This past weekend I made a return visit to see the Least Terns that are nesting on the Atlantic beaches. I’ve actually been back a few times, but I haven’t had time to process all of the images from these trips. Here are a few images from this weekend...

Black Skimmer Mating Rituals

Yesterday I had the opportunity to travel to the Gulf Coast and visit a Black Skimmer colony. Black Skimmers are a species of concern, so the roosting area is roped off in an attempt to keep people away from the birds so that they will be successful in raising...