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Party in the marsh

  This spring we had a drought here in central Florida. The marshes at Circle B Bar Reserve had all dried up except for a tiny few spots. This one marsh still had some water in it so all of … Continue reading

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Another episode of Beauty and the Beasts.

Fun critters at Circle B Bar Reserve. The gators were out grinning this morning.

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Lots of the same.

Always a lot of vultures on the trails here. Tons of hawks too. Many green herons. Soon there will be more moorhens. The usual glossy ibis, wood stork with a stick, a snowy egret and a juvenile night heron all … Continue reading

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Baby hawks on a busy trail.

Tiny baby red shoulder hawks high up in the tree were getting fed something yummy. I don’t know how old they were at this point but big enough for us to see them peeking out of the nest. They didn’t … Continue reading

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Another walk on Alligator Alley

All lush and green, this was taken in early April before the drought started taking a toll on the marsh. I did not change the color on this glossy ibis. They were in their breeding feathers and the colors were so … Continue reading

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Cute and creepy on the trail

Lizards, snakes and alligators, Oh my! And a cute squirrel too. The sun coming up over the trail in the “not so early” morning.

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On the trail at Circle B Bar Reserve

Great egrets and spoonbills were in the air and in the muck. Bittern, limpkin, anhinga and wood stork on the trail. A house wren hiding in the bushes. Coot with cool feet. A kingfisher actually sitting still. Purple gallinule eating … Continue reading

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A foggy morning at Circle B Bar Reserve

  The reserve was covered in fog when I first walked out on the trails in early March. I could hear the sandhill cranes calling out but could not see them very well. After the fog lifted, I saw several … Continue reading

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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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