Flappers at Circle B Bar Reserve

Some of the little birds that are often seen at Circle B Bar Reserve are the house wren and common yellowthroat.

We were looking for the yellow billed cuckoo along the trail and someone spotted this summer tanager from across the marsh. It’s the first time I’ve seen one here.

We found the pair of cuckoos but they were doing their best to hide high up in the trees.

The usual birds to find in the water here. A common moorhen taking a bath and the grebes have returned for the winter.

“Mom, pay attention. That lady is watching us.”

“She’s not going to bother us unless she’s willing to wade through alligator infested marsh”

“Okay, so we can relax. It’s been a busy morning eating bugs.”

Later I passed the black bellied whistling duck family (looks like the other parent is here) and the babies were all napping. It’s such a treat to see these babies here since the main trails are closed in the summer. This is a late family for late October.

3 thoughts on “Flappers at Circle B Bar Reserve

  1. Circle B was one of my favorite places to visit in Florida. There is always something to see there. Great captures and sightings of the beautiful birds. The Whistling Ducks are always a favorite, the Summer Tanager is a beauty! Great post. Thank you for linking up and sharing your post. Take care, have a happy weekend!

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