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Getting up close with Florida critters.

Up close with a ruddy duck. And black bellied whistling ducks.  One was missing an eye A pretty lady wood duck. A very important sign.  Even the night heron standing in front of it should not be fed. “Hooo’s there?” … Continue reading

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Fun at the zoo in late July.

Not everyone gets to see a barred owl up close. At the zoo you can although I zoomed in on his face to get closer. Mr. Sleepy is permanently injured and lives at the zoo. Above are some of the … Continue reading

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Green is good

The rainy season in August caused the lake at Lettuce Lake Park to flood, raising the plants and bringing them closer to the boardwalk. Everything looked fresh and green one morning right after a shower. At first I thought this … Continue reading

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Another episode of Beauty and the Beasts.

Fun critters at Circle B Bar Reserve. The gators were out grinning this morning.

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A quiet moment in the woods

Critters at the park. I was standing on the boardwalk looking for birds and heard a noise in the leaves. Thinking it was a squirrel, I didn’t look down right away. When I did, this was staring up at me. … Continue reading

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A typical morning in central Florida.

I still haven’t seen any news on this great blue heron nest. A while ago there was a great blue heron always sitting on the nest for weeks. Then it was abandoned.  Weeks later when I was there, I saw … Continue reading

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On the trail in early November

A beautiful morning walk in early November at Circle B Bar Reserve.

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“I don’t like spiders and snakes.”

You gotta look up as well as down when walking the trails. This guy was hanging over my head. I think it’s a harmless black racer. Does he think I can’t see him behind that stick? A pretty silk orb … Continue reading

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Critters at Chesnut Park

Small snake off the boardwalk. I don’t think this is a black racer. Any snake experts out there? Someone had left peanuts on the boardwalk rail.  The squirrels were coming from everywhere to get one. Alligator in the grass in front … Continue reading

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Critters and crawlers

The fall yellow flowers were just starting to come out in the middle of November. How cool is a pink and purple dragonfly? It looks like he’s looking right at me. A baby close to the trail. Some kind of … Continue reading

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