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High up in the trees.

High up in the trees, I found a red shoulder hawk and a northern parula. There were also lots of woodpeckers in the trees, a pileated and two downys. Someone had left some seed on the boardwalk. The cardinal was … Continue reading

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The punk bird

I recently stopped by Chesnut Park for a quick walk after work. It was very quiet at the park. Not many people there. I found this pileated woodpecker hanging around one of the parking lots. He was bouncing around from … Continue reading

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Chesnut Park in late February.

Sleepy barred owl high up in a tree. A few usuals – black and white warbler, grackle and a cardinal. A pileated woodpecker taken right into the sun. A great blue heron flying close over my head. I saw this … Continue reading

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Common and uncommon birds at Chesnut Park

Above are some of the common birds you see in the winter here. An Eastern phoebe, a catbird, a black and white warbler and a blue-gray gnatcatcher. Another common year round bird, the pileated woodpecker. Most of the time I … Continue reading

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Assorted critters at the Botanical Gardens

It was very quiet on my walk around the Botanical Gardens in Largo in late August. I did manage to find a few fun critters hanging around in the heat.  Linking to Paying Ready Attention

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Other stuff at Lettuce Lake

Looks like fall in the spring. Is that a squirrel up there eating the leaves? This one was hiding his meal. I guess he thought I would steal it. Another one cleaning his tail. Or maybe he was still hungry. … Continue reading

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All the usual suspects at the “Bar”

A green heron hiding in the grass. This red shoulder hawk flew into a tree right over my head, grabbed a branch and flew off. He was working on a nest across the trail. Right when I saw this great … Continue reading

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The usual suspects at Circle B Bar Reserve

You do not want to have that beak coming at you! Green herons doing the “stretch”. Looking for snacks. The Wilson’s snipe was trying to sleep. The glossy ibis was glowing in the sun. Cute little palm warblers showing off. … Continue reading

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Boring ole birds

Woody in the woods. A young limpkin on the boardwalk. He was very friendly, staying on the rail as people walked by. A Carolina wren was singing in the bushes. The little blue heron was having a crawfish for lunch. … Continue reading

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The usual suspects.

Posing great blue heron. Reflection of a snowy egret. A lone black bellied whistling duck. A green heron hiding in the marsh. A crow was bothering this pileated woodpecker. Limpkin family along the trail. My last trip to Circle B … Continue reading

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