Nature Stories

Pelicans at Charles Towne Landing
MARCH

Charles Towne Landing – My Nature Story – Part One

By Rafael De Armas Looking for a new place to explore nature and search for wildlife can be an adventure. Luckily, here in Charleston, South Carolina, I have been able to find a few local places full of nature and wildlife. While in the pursuit of a new location to explore, I came across Charles […]

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My Great Blue Heron Adventure Continues 1
AUGUST

My Great Blue Heron Adventure Continues

I went out early to follow the Great Blue Heron as usual, but this time I was in for a treat. I captured a moment I will never forget and I hope you don’t either. The adult Heron was a bit late to check up on its baby. I walked by the lake when she […]

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Crows eat and fight over frog 3
AUGUST

Crows eat and fight over frog

While walking by a lake, I noticed four Crows fighting each other. I became curious, zooming in at 300mm and manually focusing in on one of them. I couldn’t believe it, it had a Frog in its mouth.

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Green birds arrive to eat 1
AUGUST

Green birds arrive to eat

I was observing a Heron, when these two beautiful green birds arrived to eat. I was in the process of leaving, when something caught my right peripheral view. They camouflaged perfectly with the green surrounding plants, only noticeable when it moved to eat. Here’s footage of the smaller one eating.

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Great Blue Heron Adventure 1
AUGUST

Great Blue Heron Adventure

My Great Blue Heron adventure started on June 30th, 2014. An employee at the hotel I was staying noticed I was a nature photographer. He mentioned that it was early in the year, but a Heron laid an egg and showed me the nest. Immediately I fell in love with it. At first glance, I […]

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Capturing the Sunrise 1
AUGUST

Capturing the Sunrise

I love getting up early to capture the sunrise. While waiting for the sun to peak above the clouds, I hear the morning birds singing. It’s a moment that makes you appreciate living. The cool air warms as the shine readjusts your eye’s view, extending a hand to cover them. I hear a squirrel in the […]

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