Thursday, December 20, 2012

MIT & the Click Ponds 12/13/12

Just a few shots from Moccasin Island Tract and the Click Ponds....


A curious Loggerhead Shrike


A loud Eastern Meadowlark...."Can you hear me now?" 


A hungry Wood Stork eating a decaying dead fish...


This was the Stork's reply when I asked how the fish tasted...


Finally, I saw my first Bufflehead at the Click Ponds:)


37 comments:

  1. Beautiful colours in the Easternlark shot. Ours in the uk are pretty dull compared to that with exception of the Shorelark. Have a great Christmas and keep the camera busy.

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    1. Thank you, Marc! The Meadowlark is quite colorful! I hope you have a great Christmas also!

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  2. Sweet bird treats for my eyes.. thanks for sharing the beauty!

    Congrats on capturing the Bufflehead, Tammy.

    Have a wonderful day :)

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  3. Hi Tammy!
    Lovely birdphotos as allways. The wood stork, what a stunning bird.
    greetings from Sweden
    /ingemar

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  4. Love the Eastern Meadowlark Tammy! A lot more colourful than any of 'our' Larks, which tend to be brown.
    J
    Follow me at HEDGELAND TALES

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  5. Great stories of a place I wish I could have visited!

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  6. Muy bonitas capturas Tammy.Saludos

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  7. So many nice shots again....i love them all.

    Greetings, Joop

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  8. Que bonitas todas las fotos y las especies que nos muestras. La primera es como nuestro alcaudón real.
    SAludos y felices fiestas.

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  9. Great portraits of the Shrike and Meadowlark! I can relate to the Wood Stork, prehistoric looking and willing to eat almost anything. I'm jealous of you with your Meadowlark! I can't get one to hold still for anything! Buffleheads are striking in their black and white and just downright cute.

    Hope you have a wonderful Holiday!

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  10. Fantastic fantastic fantastic. They are all amazing shots. Seriously....I love all your birds. I think I will be coming out to Florida in March to visit a friend and um...bird:) These are exciting...thanks for sharing! Love that stork....and your Meadowlark!

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  11. Hi Tammy!!!.. Very good images .. The shrike similar to Spanish .. Kisses ..

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  12. beautiful, as always! love the shrike portrait! :)

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  13. Brilliant shooting, my favourite is defecated Wood Stork, lol.

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  14. Great shots - I've nerv seen a meadowlark - but every picture I see of them has them perched on a pole belting out a song! Do they do anything else!?

    Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

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  15. Here you have got some amazing photos of these beautiful birds, like all very much and think it's fun to see the unknown species.

    I wish you a Merry Christmas!

    Ottar

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  16. You have the most interesting birds and they always seem to be possing for you! :)
    xo Catherine

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  17. Great photos Tammy, your birds are always doing something interesting. The Wood Stork looks like it's picking out material for a new hat, and the Meadowlark doesn't seem to need it's neon yellow colouring to draw attention to itself, not with a voice like that! So funny :)

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  18. Great pictures, they are all very well photographed, compliments.
    Have a nice day, Irma

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  19. Beautiful shots! The Meadowlark is fantastic! Apparently, the stork wasn't impressed about having his photo taken!

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  20. Brilliant stuff Tammy, I thought the Loggerhead was stunning but the Meadowlark was even more stunning.

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  21. Fantastic shots as always, Tammy!
    Love all of them.
    Wish you and yours a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
    Mette

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  22. Hahaha!
    The stork's answer is quite humoristic!
    Very nice series of photos, great to discover birds I haven't seen yet!
    Cheers Tammy and enjoy your WE!

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  23. Love your captures! And that meadowlark is awesome!

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  24. Hola Tammy magnificas capturas.Un fuerte abrazo y Felices Fiestas

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  25. I've had that kind of reply before. LOL

    Merry Christmas Tammy!

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  26. cool and fun!
    great captures!

    Have a great weekend, Tammy

    xoxo, Juliana | PJ’ Happies :) | PJ’ Ecoproject

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  27. Hi Tammy.. I wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas.

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  28. You had me laughing out loud with the pooping Wood Stork!

    Congrats on the Bufflehead Tammy.

    Happy Holidays.

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  29. I love the poop shoot...I always get them and never use them. Eagle babies do the most famous poop shoots!! Enough of that...I wanted to say how I have enjoyed your photos Tammy, You have such good photos to share with us all. You are a generous and kind person. cheers.

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  30. Hey Tammy,
    Very wonderful shots!! The colors in the first two are really amazing.
    Nice to see the singing Meadowlark.
    And what a funny moment in shot 4, you get the right answer to your question,..hihihi...!! So funny!!

    I wish you a merry christmas and all the luck and health for 2013!!

    Greetings, Marco

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  31. Hallo Tammy,
    the first two birds are sooo lovely and sweet!! All beautiful photographies!!!
    Best wishes of Merry Christmas and festive days,
    ciao ciao
    Dany

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  32. Hello Tammy !
    Beautiful bird pics again !
    I wish you and yours a Merry Christmas and a happy new photoyear.
    Wishes from Norway !!

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  33. Unas bellas capturas, como nos tienes acostumbrados. Te deseos una Feliz Navidad.

    Saludos.

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