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Same Ole, Same Ole

The barred owls have been hanging out next to the parking lot for a while now. The reserve is full of green herons. They are now a usual suspect. Along with male anhingas showing off. And the glossy ibis sparkling … Continue reading

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Sandhill crane twins

I stumbled on to this sandhill crane family walking down the trail at Circle B Bar Reserve in early March. The parents were teaching the babies how to look for bugs and eat them. A few people were standing by … Continue reading

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Two legs and Four legs

Lots of birds flying by, an osprey adding to a nest and a night heron. A great blue heron standing on a nest doing a mating dance (flirting). The nest closest to the trail had a parent waiting for the … Continue reading

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Morning walk with the usual suspects.

The anhingas are always along the trail striking a pose. All of the usuals: green heron, wood stork, snowy egret and limpkin. I’ve been seeing the purple gallinules on a regular basis in the same spot. The one with the … Continue reading

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Lots of 4 legged critters

As I was driving into Circle B Bar Reserve early in the morning, I saw a wild hog family. The little piglets look so cute when they are young.  I stopped the car and rolled down the window and they … Continue reading

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The Usual Suspects.

  The usual suspects along the trail: pied grebe, sparrow, palm warbler, cardinal, snowy egret and a hawk that looks half asleep. This very handsome common yellowthroat was posing nicely for me. An osprey bringing home padding for the nest. … Continue reading

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Busy birds at Circle B Bar Reserve

Seen out in the marsh: black crowned night heron, pied grebe, American bittern, glossy ibis and an anhinga. Saw the above Carolina wren hiding in a bush. A great egret playing with his meal. I saw this hawk on a … Continue reading

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Cute and creepy critters.

Some little critters. Some medium size critters. A big critter eating a slightly smaller critter. A few smaller critters out in the marsh. Fun critters in the fog at Circle B Bar Reserve.

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Fun in the fog.

On foggy mornings you can really see the spider webs. You don’t notice them when the sun is out. Everything is covered in them. The light was bad but it was fun to walk around in the fog.  At least … Continue reading

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The seasons change

In the same day at the same park it can look like several different seasons.  The white plants are blowing in the wind and it looks like snow. The cypress trees were turning orange and it looked like fall. The … Continue reading

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