Stefan Puffer's Wildlife Posts

Everyone seems to enjoy the dolphin pictures. Here are a couple that I took last Friday. These amazing animals are full of energy. They'll race in front of…

Did you know that brown pelicans dive head first for their prey from as high as 60' above water? They're also not afraid to ask for a hand out. So if you're out…

Because green tree frogs frighten easy I didn't handle my new found friend for long. He or she was hanging around at work in an area which is not the safest…

Pelicans often follow the ferry which runs between Galveston and Port Bolivar Texas. Fish and shrimp rise to the waters surface as the boat's propeller turns.…

No ship pictures today thanks to Green Peace for shutting down the Port of Houston so let's enjoy some pelicans instead. Edited with Aurora

Okay, so there's a term for when dolphins swim in front of ships. It's called "bow riding". Not sure why they do it but my guess is that they do it just for…

A couple of dolphins play in the waves created by the cargo ship Pacific Action as she leaves Galveston Bay and enters the Gulf of Mexico.

The Cormorant is quickly becoming a favorite bird of mine to photograph. They're not shy and love to pose. With the naked eye they look black in appearance…

Why fly to Port Bolivar from Galveston when you can hitch a ride on the ferryboat for free? Grackles know how to take advantage of their surroundings and while…

The Brown Pelicans along the Texas Gulf Coast are among my favorite birds to photograph and as they fly over they're always keeping an eye on the people below. …

A Yellow-Crowned Night Heron watching me take pictures of ships while enjoying crab for lunch. He wasn't shy that's for sure. I was surprised at how close he…

While I enjoy photographing all birds the brown pelican is by far my favorite. Majestic in flight and comical while perched what's not to love about these…
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