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Birds at the downtown Tampa coastline

Willet, laughing gull, oystercatcher, young blue heron and cormorants can all be found along the water at Davis Islands, a small island next to downtown Tampa. Loggerhead shrikes are most prevalent there. They were in the bushes next to the … Continue reading

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Saturday morning at Chesnut Park

Carolina wrens were singing all over the park. My favorite little titmouses. Chickadee checking me out. A juvenile little blue heron looking for gators! There was one close by. Fall in the summer. Someone had been feeding the squirrels right … Continue reading

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Fun flying faces

Red bellied woodpecker Carolina chickadees Yellow crowned night heron My favorite little titmouses. A young mockingbird Northern parula Osprey flyby Juvenile little blue heron in a sea of green and purple. Curious baby great horned owls from high up in … Continue reading

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Wild and resident animals at the zoo

The trees are full of wild ibis all over the zoo. The wild blue herons and tricolored herons were just starting to build their nests over the alligator exhibit. A zoo resident stork was sitting on a nest. By nature, … Continue reading

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“They paved paradise and put a parking lot”

Late in the afternoon, all of the deer were napping deep in the woods.  I could see a few of them from the boardwalk but they were trying to hide. A little blue heron walking around near the boardwalk. A … Continue reading

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“There’s no place like home”

I’ve been seeing a little blue heron around the channel behind our house lately.  One day he’s on the fence, the next day he is on our neighbor’s mast. A very young night heron was under our neighbor’s dock at … Continue reading

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Pretty birds doing everyday things.

A purple gallinule shining through the reeds. A pretty common yellowthroat in the shade. A cute grebe floating around. A little blue heron taking a gulp. A red-eyed vireo being shy. A downy woodpecker high up in a tree. A … Continue reading

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Backyard birds during the holidays

In the morning, I saw this great blue heron on my neighbor’s dock. Later in the afternoon, he was sleeping on our dock. Every once in a while he would look around. I call him Mr. Grumpy Face. Back to … Continue reading

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Birds at Lettuce Lake Park

This phoebe was too friendly not to stop and take his picture. A juvenile little blue heron sees something in the water. A limpkin was close to the boardwalk. Grackle shining in the sun. The little blue heron was moving … Continue reading

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Babies at the zoo

Cutest little spider monkey! No babies yet but they sure looked like a couple. Not a baby but what a cute face. One of the baby elephants hiding in Mom’s shade. One of the many baby mallard families. This family … Continue reading

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