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Lettuce Lake Park

The usual suspects at the lake. There wasn’t many little birds there but I did catch the above northern parula and carolina wren. A few wood ducks floating around. Teeny tiny critters along the boardwalk. Just a few things from … Continue reading

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Spoonbills at Lettuce Lake Park

Due to the drought we’ve had in April and May, the water level was very low at Lettuce Lake Park in north Tampa. Before I got to the boardwalk I noticed a lot of pink near the shoreline of the … Continue reading

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Fun stuff at Lettuce Lake Park.

In early December.

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Feeling like Tarzan

Lettuce Lake Park has an observation tower on the boardwalk that is several stories high. On the top level you can see into the tall trees that have been growing there forever. The park has some great really old trees … Continue reading

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Early December walk at Lettuce Lake Park.

I’ve seen lots of green herons lately. You can always find black crowned night herons near the boardwalk. Yes, more cute gnatcatchers. Some type of warbler with a snack Another type of warbler with a snack. An uncommon for Tampa … Continue reading

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Beauties and Beasts

A juvenile little blue heron in the swamp. A very young night heron. Another young little blue heron across the lake. Trying to blend in. A downy woodpecker working on a hole. “This tree smells funny.” It looks like fall, … Continue reading

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A blue-gray day

The blue-gray gnatcatchers have invaded us for the winter. They are everywhere. They are easy to hear and spot. They have a very distinct high pitch and are constantly on the move so you can see them bouncing from branch … Continue reading

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Beauties and some beasts.

I saw this little froggie hopping around near the boardwalk. I rarely see them at all in the parks much less see them hop.  They usually hide pretty well. Then I realized it was because this guy was heading towards … Continue reading

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Growing up in the swamp

I was walking along the boardwalk at Lettuce Lake Park and look down and saw this limpkin family. The Mom was teaching the littlest one how to find the snails and get the food out. After feeding the last one, … Continue reading

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Lettuce Lake Park in August

Tiny critters at the park. Creepy critters at the park. Pesky squirrels at the park (I don’t know who thought that was a “Squirrel proof” feeder. It was hanging next to the nature center.) Pretty prothonotary warblers at the park. … Continue reading

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