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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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Spring has sprung

The moorhens were playing “Leapfrog” in the channel.  Soon we’ll have “Leapfrog” babies. A snowy egret photobombed my spoony picture. The spoonies were trying to eat in peace but the ibis just kept following them. The spoonies in the last … Continue reading

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In the Marsh – Skywatch Friday

Not a pretty morning but still a pretty place. The yellow flowers were just starting to come out. Tricolored heron in the muck. Green heron trying to blend in. Pretty little pied (grebe). House wren hiding in the bushes. “Run … Continue reading

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Pink at the end of the day.

I haven’t seen a lot of spoonbills lately. In late June, I was heading to lunch and saw a few spoonbills hanging out in the ditches along the back road. The next day I brought my camera and stopped by … Continue reading

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Pretty in Pink on New Year’s Day

In a pink tutu. Getting pretty for the new year. “This is my spot.” “There’s plenty of bugs to go around.” Posing. Pretty pink butt. “Wait, let me fix my feathers.” “What have you got under there?” says the juvenile … Continue reading

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In the woods and on the beach

Palm warblers are everywhere. House wrens aren’t too common. Eastern phoebes are here in full force for the winter. The usual red bellied woodpecker. He was very interested in this hole. I can’t remember what this is. Probably another palm … Continue reading

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And then there were 3

“Stop tickling me.” “Don’t move, I’m picking the bugs off you.” “Hey, big sis, what is that lady doing?” “Don’t look, I gotta pee.” “What is that big silver thing flying up there? That is one big bird.” “I need … Continue reading

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Pink baby cotton candy balls

“Brother, you are wrong. This is not food.” “Everybody wake up. Time for our morning stretch.” “Look at my face! Isn’t it the cutest?!!” “Too many mouths to feed. I gotta shake it off.” “What are doing Junior? Showing off … Continue reading

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Pretty in Pink

“Get your own spot!” “Hey, watch where you’re flicking those sprinkles.” “Ooo, this is a good spot.” “Keep moving, keep moving.” What was it about that spot in the lake? There must have been good bugs or tiny fish in … Continue reading

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