February was the perfect time of the year to photograph raptors in South Texas. Both sessions had more than 35 Crested Caracaras present at our morning raptor session. We also saw Harris Hawk and an occasional Black Vulture.
The blinds at Laguna Seca Ranch provided ground level, mid-level and raised blinds for three different perspectives.
For our afternoon sessions at Laguna Seca we photographed songbirds on carefully prepared perches. By shooting wide-open with no vegetation close by, our backgrounds turned out creamy and colorful.
A female Golden Fronted Woodpecker confronts a Green Jay (photo on left)
Golden fronted Woodpecker confronts a
Northern Bobwhite quail were popular and abundant at the waterholes at Santa Clara Ranch. The ground level blinds made it easy to photograph them drinking at the edge of the ponds.