Visitors 35
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Created 21-Apr-14
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Bolivar Peninsula, Texas
20 April 2014


I got back a day earlier than planned with 1511 photos on a 32MB card. I had my camera on BURST (5 fps) and shot all 1511 pix on one battery! Scarlet tanagers and Rose-breasted grosbeaks eating in mulberry trees were the stars. Photographers were literally stumbling over themselves as I imagined some weird mating ritual with tripods gnashing like antlers!

The bird blind was slow with thick morning fog clearing around 10:ish. I did meet nature photographer, Ty Smede, from Iowa Outdoors Magazine and enjoyed some great conversation during The Great Lull.
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Guestbook for High Island 2014
Jack G(non-registered)
Well it certainly appears it was well worth the drive & Time Beautiful captures. Love the Spoonbills !!!

After 18hrs 15 minutes to get home last week I want to got to YSNP NOW!!! See the Calves getting run down by hungry Bears & Wolves ( If I were to get LUCKY ) Talk at you soon

AGAIN GREAT STUFF ........
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