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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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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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