Quiet December walk at Circle B Bar Reserve.


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.


Pink dragonfly.


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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11 Responses to Quiet December walk at Circle B Bar Reserve.

  1. Mick says:

    A great series of photos. The kingfisher is especially beautiful. Best Wishes for the New Year!

  2. Looks like a super place to spend quality time this time of year. 😉

  3. fun60 says:

    You see some amazing wildlife there. Happy New Year.

  4. Dave says:

    Nice post Dina, its always good to see a snake out and about, well done with the great image of it.

  5. Andrew says:

    Wonderful images Dina… you see some amazing wildlife.

  6. Carole M. says:

    the kingfisher was quite the catch, and I love the vireo also

  7. Neil says:

    Great photos. Happy New Year.

  8. Karen says:

    A terrific series! Love the Kingfisher!

  9. Stewart M says:

    Great set of pictures – really like the alligator!

    Hope you have a good New Year.

    Cheers – Stewart M – Melbourne!

  10. Bob Zeller says:

    Great close-ups, Dina. I know of a similar “Ibis tree” near Missouri City, Texas.

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