Female kingfisher posing in front of the yellow flowers.
A male was at the other end of the park sitting in the rain. This was the first time in 5 years I’ve been caught in the rain there. Luckily I was close to the rain shelter. The rain stopped after 10 minutes.
White eyed vireo.
Blue gray gnatcatchers were all over the trails.
White ibis tree.
The usual alligator trying to hide behind the yellow flowers.
I was told this was a banded water snake. They are not poisonous but it was nice that it was far off the trail.
The yellow flowers were still out in mid-December. The reserve was beautiful still in full bloom. I didn’t see anything out of the ordinary though. It was a warm Saturday morning.
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