Sunday, January 13, 2013

Vacation Pictures Part 3

Three Whooping Cranes including a juvenile (the darker one on the right) 

Closest I could get to a pair of Whooping Cranes. Beautiful birds

Snails in the marsh at Goose Island State Park (probably dinner for the birds)

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Vacation part 2

Deer (Whitetail  I believe) sitting right by the road at Aransas National Wildlife Refuge

Mustang Island State Park-Reddish Egret scratching itself

Red Tailed Hawk (Dark Morph)

Turkey in a tree at sunrise (Aransas National Wildlife Refuge)

Sunrise the morning after storms moved through the area


Sandhill Cranes (Picture isn't great it was cloudy, but they are beautiful birds!)

Brown Pelican taking off out of the water

Beautiful Butterfly (I am a birder who is trying to learn butterflies, but I believe this is a Plain Tiger)

Little Blue Heron

Black-Crowned Night Heron

A Live Oak Grove

The closest picture I could get (so far) of Whooping Cranes.  Beautiful birds.

Pictures from Vacation part 1

Great White Egret

Bottlenose Dolphin

Redhead Duck

Great Blue Heron

Lesser Scaup

Rockport Beach

Great Blue Heron

Black  Skimmer

Ruddy Turnstone