My wife Brenda and I took a road trip to visit our Florida family in early May. While the primary focus of our adventure was spending time with family, no trip to this bird paradise is complete without at least a little time spent behind the camera. This collection of images were captured during two mornings along Joe Overstreet Road, Kenansville FL.
A Little Blue Heron displays incredible concentration while hunting
The phrase, light as a feather, popped to mind as I photographed this Purple Gallinule walking across the lily pads.
Joe Overstreet Landing is a popular place to photograph the endangered Florida Snail Kite.
The Snail Kite eats only Apple Snails as seen here clutched in its talons.
Hovering above the aquatic vegetation, the leg bands are clearly visible on this bird.
Airboat rides are a poplar attraction offered at Joe Overstreet Landing.
A Meadow Lark sings from atop a fence post along the roadside.
A cow and calf watch intently as I pass by. Most of the cattle here are of heat resistant breeds