Wood Storks

///Wood Storks

A morning spent at Fort De Soto six years ago today

September 4th, 2014|Categories: American Oystercatchers, Birds, Black Skimmers, Florida, Fort De Soto County Park, Pinellas County, Piping Plovers, Sandwich Terns, Semipalmated Plovers, Wood Storks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Six years ago this morning I was photographing birds at Fort De Soto County Park and I wanted to share a few images and memories of that day.

Roseate Spoonbill and Wood Stork size comparison

February 15th, 2013|Categories: Birds, Florida, Fort De Soto County Park, Pinellas County, Roseate Spoonbills, Wood Storks|Tags: , , , , , , |

This photo shows a Roseate Spoonbill and Wood Stork on the shoreline of a tidal lagoon at Fort De Soto County Park in Florida and it shows how the Wood Stork can dwarf the Roseate Spoonbill in height.

Landing Wood Stork

August 6th, 2012|Categories: Birds, Florida, Fort De Soto County Park, Wood Storks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Wood Storks (Mycetaria americana) are the largest wading bird in North America and the only stork that breeds in the U.S.. Wood Storks are considered endangered primarily due to loss of habitat.

Wood Storks – Diffuse light

August 10th, 2011|Categories: Birds, Florida, Wood Storks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

There were high thin clouds and that worked in my favor to photograph these large white birds without blowing out the whites.