Modified 3-Jan-11
Created 12-Dec-10
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The photos in this gallery are of birds that I photographed in the first week of December 2010 on the Gulf Coast of Texas, at Aransas NWR and nearby areas, and also at the King Ranch at Kingsville, TX. I was joined by my friend Karl Gerstenberger, also a bird photographer. We had a great trip. The highlight of the trip was photographing the magnificent Whooping Cranes at Aransas NWR, but there were many other beautiful birds such as Vermillion Flycatcher, Great Kiskadee, Black-necked Stilt, American Oystercatcher as well as many species of ducks.
Whooping CraneWhooping CraneWhooping Crane and JuvenileWhooping Crane with Blue CrabWhooping Crane with Blue CrabWhooping CraneKeith Carver, bird photographerAmerican Oystercatcher opening an oysterAmerican Oystercatcher with extracted oysterRoyal TernsCaspian TernLong-billed CurlewMarbled GodwitRoseate SpoonbillRoseate SpoonbillWhite Pelicans, non-breeding plumageBrown Pelican, basic plumageBlack SkimmerWhite Ibis, non-breedingGreat Egret

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Guestbook for Gulf Texas Dec. 2010
Tom Bush(non-registered)
Hi Keith: I really like the Green Heron on the rail. He (she?) looks like he has a definite attitude? Wonderful pictures as usual. Thanks for sharing them
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