Texas Bird Photography Trip (Day 6) (15 January 2014)
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About This Shoot
Date: 15 January 2014
Location: Leonabelle Turnbull Birding Center, Port Aransas (morning) & Boca Chica Beach (afternoon)
Shoot Type: Wildlife
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The morning was the last shoot for me on the central TX coast before I made my way down to the Lower Rio Grande Valley (LRGV). The morning shoot at the birding center in Port Aransas was fairly productive along the boardwalk overlooking a marsh. There were plenty of ducks and pelicans to photograph. My best photography subjects were Northern Shoveler (√), Green-winged Teal (√), and American White Pelican (√). After a three-hour drive to the LRGV, I first stopped at the Sabal Palm Sanctuary. There were some decent birds at the feeding station there as well as a nesting Great Horned Owl, but I decided to focus my late afternoon/early evening shoot at Boca Chica Beach where my best subjects were Sanderlings (√), Ruddy Turnstone (√), and Great Blue Heron (√).

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15 January 2014

Texas Bird Photography Trip (Day 6)


Thu, 30 Jan 2014 15:05:02 -0600
Sanderling navigating some sea foam along Boca Chica Beach, TX. 15 January 2014
  
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 16:32:20 -0600
Roseate Spoonbill and Little Blue Heron morning meeting near Corpus Christi, TX. 15 January 2014
  
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