Black-bellied Plovers

///Black-bellied Plovers

Black-bellied Plovers are the largest plover in North America. The have long legs, short necks and bills and large round heads.

Photographing Shorebirds at Eye Level

2018-04-06T06:58:48+00:00April 6th, 2018|Categories: American Oystercatchers, Birds, Black-bellied Plovers, Florida, Fort De Soto County Park, Greater Yellowlegs, Long-billed Curlews, Marbled Godwits, Pinellas County, Piping Plovers, Ruddy Turnstones|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Taking photographs of shorebirds at eye level was very fulfilling for me and the images that resulted from my down & dirty technique have always made me feel an intimate connection to the birds.

Black-bellied Plover Bathing In A Tidal Lagoon On The Gulf Coast

2018-02-15T05:48:25+00:00February 15th, 2018|Categories: Birds, Black-bellied Plovers, Florida, Fort De Soto County Park, Pinellas County|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

After taking the quick bath in the tidal lagoon the Black-bellied Plover flew off towards the shoreline of the lagoon to shake and fluff its feathers until they were dry.

A few quiet moments with a Black-bellied Plover at low tide

2016-12-07T12:08:20+00:00February 1st, 2015|Categories: Birds, Black-bellied Plovers, Florida, Fort De Soto County Park, Pinellas County|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Shorebirds. They were what sparked my passion for bird photography. They were what drew me back to the Gulf Coast of Florida as much as I could be there.