Tag Archives: ducks

A walk around Crescent Lake

Moorhens were all around the lake. Lots of juveniles from early spring. Other interesting ducks including the pied grebe in the last picture. Other critters at the lake. The otter was a surprise. I’ve never seen one there before. The … Continue reading

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Babies and an eagle

Wood duck babies are so cute. I found this little family at a hidden pond at the Largo Botanical Gardens in May. After walking around the gardens, I headed over to Largo Nature Preserve and found this baby limpkin following … Continue reading

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Botanical Gardens in the heat

Little critters. Cute critter. I think he was afraid I was going to steal his nut. I’m don’t know what this bird is. Any ideas?  I think it may be a juvenile. A woodpecker chewing on this pretty flowering tree. … Continue reading

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Heartbreak in the backyard

I was watering some hanging plants right before dark in the backyard when I noticed this face peeking out of my neighbor’s dead palm tree.  The house next door had been empty for at least 2 years.  I think the … Continue reading

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Hanging out with some fowl.

Lots of pretty colors at the pond at Horsepower For Kids. Fighting over the ladies. It’s a good thing they can swim or else they would drown.

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More fun at the horse farm

Eating breakfast, very sloooowly! Funny faces. Pretty faces. Crazy rooster in mid-air. Color coordinated shelducks. The prettiest guy there. (He knows it too.) Spent a Sunday afternoon at Horsepower for Kids hanging out with the fowl.

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Funny things at the zoo

Fun shots of my recent trip to Lowry Park Zoo in Tampa.

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So many babies, so little time – at Lake Mirror

So many babies, so little time.  This seems to be a big baby duck year. I’m seeing big families everywhere.  Getting them all lined up for a family portrait wasn’t easy. The babies are very curious and were running around … Continue reading

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More from Lake Morton

A young stork that looks like an old soul. Besides the swans, both geese and ducks were nesting all around the lake. Things were still getting frisky so more babies to come. A wood duck couple were sleeping on the … Continue reading

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Ducks on the farm

Pretty hybrid mallard saw me and came running over to give me a hug. “Oh wait, I thought you were someone else.” More crazy mallards showing off. A lone wood stork hung out with the ducks when people were feeding … Continue reading

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