Tag Archives: moorhens

Largo Nature Preserve

Little critters. The little critters in the 2nd shot are making more little critters. A sleepy night heron and a green heron standing at attention. A couple of grackles having words. Some juvenile grackles waiting to be fed. Young moorhens. … Continue reading

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Birds, Bunnies and Squirrels, Oh My!

There were lots of bunnies running around the Botanical Gardens. This young moorhen ran across the sidewalk in front of me.  Soon the rest of the family followed. They were heading for the tiny pond with the fountain in it. … Continue reading

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Ducks and geese at Crescent Lake Park

Why was the muscovy duck in the tree?  Looking for bugs?  A place to nest? After a long rain, the ducks were taking a bath in a puddle in the street. A few of the geese at the lake. The … 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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Moorhens playing leap frog.

If you are too young to know what these moorhens are doing, they are playing leap-frog. With the hot weather we’ve been having this winter, spring is going to come early. Soon there will be little moorhen babies running around … Continue reading

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Alien Invasion at the local pond.

It’s time for baby moorhen alien invasion. They are everywhere. There were several families of them at the pond near my work. Mom was keeping an eye on me while I stood on the sidewalk watching her little babies. She … Continue reading

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Same old birds at Circle B Bar Reserve

The osprey was yelling at the vultures on the left to get a room! Lazy moorhens. A hybrid muscovy duck of some sort was following me along the Marsh Rabbit Run trail. He must have been lost. I’ve never seen … Continue reading

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