Birds and Giraffes

The photos which follow were taken in the last several months. The first set of photos were taken in early December and are sandhill cranes that over winter in southern Arizona mostly in the White Water Draw area. This year about 35,000-40,000 cranes are present in several areas. They like shallow ponds where they roost…

Hummingbird Babies

Please also click on Competitions to see 10 photos per month that were entered in Phoenix Camera Club competitions. March 11-13, 2018 For the third year in a row, a hummingbird mama, probably the same one, built a nest in a hanging cactus near the front door.  She laid two eggs (about the half or…

Birds of Florida

March 25 – April 1 The bird photos were taken at Homosassa Springs, Lakeland, and Venice Florida.  Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park emits millions of gallons of water at a constant 72 F.  Manatees congregate here in the winter.  The park has rescue wildlife native to Florida that can no longer survive on their own…