A group of brown pelicans in flight as seen from behind. Taken in Boca Grande, Florida.
A river otter makes its way to the water. While otters look cute and cuddly they can be pretty mean.
Red Shouldered Hawk
Close up of red shouldered hawk. This is one of the hawks that lives in my neighborhood.
Join the Crowd
Brown pelicans are not the most graceful of creatures when making a landing. This guy joins a crowd already gathered off Boca Grande, Florida.
One Eyed Screech Owl
Screech owl with one eye that has been damaged. This owl is in rehab. taken in Bradenton, FLorida.
A tiny brown sparrow seems to be having some fun while taking a bath in a garden in Boca Grande, Florida.
A limpkin preens in water clear enough to create a perfect reflection. This was taken in the Myakka River State Park in Sarasota, Florida.
A brown pelican dives for a snack. Pelicans will glide above the water looking for fish. Once they see one, it's a straight down dive to catch it. Taken off Boca Grande.
Crazy Eyed Burrowing Owl
Head shot of a burrowing owl.
This guy seems to be hanging on for dear life. Or maybe he's gazing into what he thinks is a crystal ball. Either way he is spectacular. I was questioning my photographic future when I captured this image.
Pelican With Big Fish
A brown pelican comes in for a landing on water after catching big fish tossed to him by fishermen. Taken at E G Simmons Park in Ruskin, Florida.