Bombay Hook NWR. 2591 Whitehall Neck Road Smyrna, DE 19977 302-653-9345 firstname.lastname@example.org Approximately 60 miles south of Wilmington, Delaware. Fabulous place to spend the day. Added bonus? WAFFLE HOUSE right off DE-1 South on US 13 before you make the turn onto Smyrna-Leipsic Road. A different snowy egret shot with the Minolta 500mm mirror. […]
Mr. Old School strikes again with his photo of a tree swallow at John Heinz NWR. Such beautiful birds. Jewel-toned, shining blue feathers. This was shot at 300mm requiring a bit of stealth and patience to get close enough for the capture. Shot with the Sony a500 and the Minolta 75-300mm at 300mm.
Sunrise at Bombay Hook NWR is a glorious thing to experience. It was absolutely worth waking up at 3:45 a.m. We hung around Raymond Pool for about an hour watching the avocets, ducks, herons, and bald eagles. Tree swallows everywhere. I totally love American coots and wasn’t disappointed. We even saw wild turkeys off along […]
Swallows, snakes, nesting eagles, and turtles out of hibernation. The vibrancy of spring is returning to the refuge. Beautiful day. Clear sunny skies. A multitude of photographers and bird watchers. The orientation of the main impoundment boardwalk can be tough going. You almost lose one side of the action unless you are comfortable shooting straight […]
The weekly walk was productive. Tree swallows have returned to John Heinz. Shot with the Sony a65 on the Ravelli tripod using a Minolta 500mm Rokkor-X manual focus lens and the A65’s focus peaking feature. I think I need to start an album just for The Dogs of John Heinz NWR. So many dogs. So […]