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Crazy chickens at the farm

It’s amazing how the chickens and roosters all have their  own personalities. I didn’t grow up around them. I grew up thinking chickens came from a grocery store!!! It’s funny to watch them walk around the farm like they own … Continue reading

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“They paved paradise and put a parking lot”

Late in the afternoon, all of the deer were napping deep in the woods.  I could see a few of them from the boardwalk but they were trying to hide. A little blue heron walking around near the boardwalk. A … Continue reading

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A walk after work

The lake at Kapok Park are full of turtles. People feed them and they come close to the boardwalk.  Look at those fingernails! A cute grebe shying away. The red-winged blackbirds come close the boardwalk as well. Both a male … Continue reading

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Daily drama at the “Bar”

Heading out to the main trails at Circle B Bar Reserve, I saw the above across the marsh. I kept thinking as I walked over to that side of the marsh that they would be gone by the time I … Continue reading

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Lots of birds at Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park

Lots of robins in the trees. White pelicans were floating around. Wood duck on a log.  He didn’t have a tag on so I’m thinking he’s a wild one that is just hanging out here for the food. Spoonbill shaking … Continue reading

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Lots of little birds and a few big ones

Black and white warblers are hard to get. They stay close to the trunk in the shade. Downy woodpeckers usually let you get pretty close. Yellow throated warblers always stay up high. This one was hiding under a palm leaf. … Continue reading

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Back on the trails at my favorite park.

One of the first birds I see walking down the trail is a common yellowthroat. He was checking me out. A hairy woodpecker flew in. Then a red bellied woodpecker showed up. Another bird, I think this is a female … Continue reading

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A few eagle sightings over the years – Skywatch Friday

My first up close eagle sighting. I had seen them from far away at Honeymoon Island. I stopped at a cemetery thinking I probably wouldn’t see anything and this is what I saw. This was early December 2010. February 2012, … Continue reading

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Birds and flowers at Circle B Bar Reserve

The eagles were all the way across the lake. Someone earlier had seen them fly into the tree and pointed them out. This was taken in late November. Now they are sitting on eggs. As we walked down Marsh Rabbit … Continue reading

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Portraits of zoo animals

Meerkat with a dirty nose. I guess they spend their entire lives dirty. Penguin with pink eyeshadow. Flamingo with a curve. Double eagles. It’s not often you see these two close together. Some type of stork in the African aviary.  … Continue reading

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