Whistle while you work (or play)

I spent some time at Circle B Bar Reserve watching the black bellied whistling ducks in late November. Just sitting on the trail for a while watching them go about their day. There were hundreds of them out in the marsh and they were very loud. Talking to each other, flying in and out. I love hearing the sound of their whistles (almost like a wheezing) as they moved about. I wonder what they are saying. “I see a hawk, everybody run.” or “You’re in my spot.” or “The bugs are better over here.” or “Mom, can I go play with Junior’s family?”. The ones with the gray beaks are juveniles.

On the other side of the trail was the lake with the cypress trees in the middle.

2 thoughts on “Whistle while you work (or play)

  1. Hello,
    Circle B was one of my favorite spots in Florida to see the birds. I love the Whistling Ducks, they were one of my many favorites. Great series of photos. Thank you for linking up and sharing your post! Take care, have a happy weekend!

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