On the dock at Lake Hancock – Skywatch Friday


Snowy egret hanging on some reeds.


A great egret flies close to the dock looking for fish.


I guess he was looking for fish.


He was hovering over the water. I never did see him catch anything.


An osprey flies close by.


White pelicans were still floating in the big lake in early May.


A cormorant drying out in the trees.


A limpkin family was down the trail.


They had two babies.

Just a few things along Alligator Alley trail at Circle B Bar Reserve. The other main trail was still closed due to alligator mating and babies. Things were winding down at the reserve. Babies were growing up. It was hot but there was a small breeze on the dock coming from the lake. It was a quiet place to hang out for a while before heading back to my car.

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7 Responses to On the dock at Lake Hancock – Skywatch Friday

  1. Pat says:

    Love the egret’s yellow feet. Baby limpkins = adorable!

  2. Margaret says:

    That last shot is marvelous. Glad they have closed the main tract!

  3. Max-E says:

    I love the look of the Limpkin Dina – we have nothing like it is South Africa. Have a great weekend.

  4. Jann Gam says:

    Wonderful photos Dina! I see limpkins near my home in FL once in awhile, but never any babies.

  5. Christian says:

    Amazing photos, I like those of the egret.

  6. What amazing captures, Dinah. I love coming over to your site for my fill of beautiful birds. Greetings, Jo

  7. The photo of the Snowy egret you started with the post is amazing, but after looking at all of them 4 or 5 times they are all quite amazing. What a wonderful post.

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