The world as I see it — by R C Norman

Posts tagged “birds

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Early Morning Visitor


Early Morning Visitor

This fellow rested for a brief moment on my boat’s weathered teak rail early one morning before moving on with the day’s delights.
Broad Creek, Deltaville, Virginia, May 28, 2011
Nikon 105 mm, F/7.1, 1/200, ISO 200

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Osprey


Osprey

I was standing on the dock with my Nikon when this Osprey, with its 9-foot wingspan, glided right above me so close I could see the detail of its fanned tail feathers.
May 28, 2011
Nikon 62 mm, F/8, 1/1000, ISO 400


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Blue Heron Takes Flight


Blue Heron Takes Flight

Yes, a faster lens and shutter speed would have made this a sharper photo, but the limitations of equipment did not stop me from capturing the grace and splendor of this majestic bird as it took flight one early morning from its habitat on Broad Creek. Deltaville, Virginia
May 28, 2011
Nikon 105 mm, F/5.6, 1/125, ISO 1600


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Great Blue Heron


Blue Herring

Great Blue Heron on Broad Creek, Deltaville, Virginia
June 21, 2011
Nikon 165 mm, F/11, 1/400, ISO 400