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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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Year round residents at Kapok Park

Kapok Park is a good place to see hawks.  They nest there in the summer and you can usually see several all year round. On this recent visit I saw 3. One landed on a branch in front of me … 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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5 days into winter and it’s still hot down here.

A lone pelican floating in the lake. Pretty pigeons. The obnoxious geese gang. A limpkin getting a snack. I’m thinking this is a palm warbler but not sure. A couple of coots. Sexy squirrel. Ibis at the lake. Random things … 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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A Saturday morning walk at Chesnut Park

A dragonfly blending in. Cardinals on the boardwalk. Dirty faced squirrel. Pretty in the pond. Hanging on. I was having a conversation with this limpkin on the dock. He stayed and listened for a while until someone walked up with … 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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Morning walk at Chesnut Park

A limpkin hiding in the bushes over the lake. Pretty flowers fill the pond. This is what cattails look like in the middle of summer. Great egrets at the park. The moon was still showing in the morning at Chesnut … Continue reading

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Hot walk in late May.

Great egrets were in the trees and on the trails. A young limpkin preening. A bunny on the trail. Ready, set, go! The green heron was diving for snacks. Floating by. White ibis up in the sky. These are from … Continue reading

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A late February walk at Circle B Bar Reserve

Great blue herons were all over the park. Including several sitting on nests. A green heron was stalking something. A sparrow hiding in the bushes. The only black bellied whistling ducks I saw. The park use to be full of … Continue reading

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