American Bittern

American Bittern, originally uploaded by QuakerVille. American Bittern’s are elusive birds. When they are around they totally blend in with their surroundings. I just captured this photo this weekend while Jo, my wife, and I were visiting Wakodahatchee, a wetland park about 30 minutes north of our home in Palm Beach County, Florida. There were…

Heron & the Snake

Heron & the Snake, originally uploaded by ShacklefordPhotoArt. WoW! I really love to take pictures of Great Blue Herons and have hundreds if not thousands of pictures showing GBH’s doing all kinds of normal things. Photographer Donnie Shackelford captured this action in one of my all time favorite wetland areas, Wakodahatchee in Palm Beach. Check…

Sunset over the Everglades

  Sunset over the Everglades – March, originally uploaded by QuakerVille. The Everglades begins just below the sugar cane fields in Palm Beach County and runs over a hundred miles to the south where it ends up in Florida Bay just below Everglades National Park. Many people think that the entire Florida Everglades is a…