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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
Fun critters at Circle B Bar Reserve. The gators were out grinning this morning.
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
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
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
Lizards, snakes and alligators, Oh my! And a cute squirrel too. The sun coming up over the trail in the “not so early” morning.
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
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
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