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October 22nd, 2014

Reflections Assignment Winner David Saylor

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'Spoonbills and Pelicans' by David Saylor
Congrats to David Saylor for winning the Reflections Assignment! “The Dan Click Ponds in the Rich Grissom Memorial Wetlands in Viera, FL, are a pair of large settling ponds for the nearby treatment plant and attract a wide variety of waterfowl throughout the year. I am fortunate to live less than a mile from there and it …
February 14th, 2012

Winter Pilgrimage

Posted By Michael Frye
1. Ross's geese taking flight in the fog
I’ve had a love affair and obsession with snow geese, along with their close cousins Ross’s geese, for 25 years. Watching a large flock of these birds take flight, filling the sky from horizon to horizon while deafening your ears with their calls, is an unforgettable, transcendent experience. I’ve photographed these birds in every way …
February 13th, 2011

Natural Beauty in Motion

Posted By Michael Frye
Evening Fly-In, Merced National Wildlife Refuge Morning Fly-Out, Merced National Wildlife Refuge On Wednesday Claudia and I returned to Merced National Wildlife Refuge with our friend Kirk. We had another great day, capped by watching more than 10,000 Ross’ geese land in a pond right in front of us, silhouetted against the dusk sky. Claudia …