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Fun at the Lowry Park Zoo.

I was looking in the spoonbill exhibit and noticed a wild spoonbill on top of the exhibit looking in. I think he wanted to join the party inside for some treats. Some wild birds at the zoo: a Carolina wren, … Continue reading

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Random fun at the Lowry Park Zoo

Residents at the zoo, these macaws get to fly around from the entrance to the stage area for the bird show. I caught them flying around one morning and they stopped for a break. Residents of the zoo. The stork … Continue reading

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Pretty zoo birds

All pretty birds at the Lowry Park Zoo. I noticed one of the eagles that live at the zoo was high up in a tree. Both are permanently injured. He climbs and hops his way up the tree since he … Continue reading

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More from Lake Morton

A young stork that looks like an old soul. Besides the swans, both geese and ducks were nesting all around the lake. Things were still getting frisky so more babies to come. A wood duck couple were sleeping on the … Continue reading

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Another edition of “Funny Faces at the Zoo”

Another hot morning at the Lowry Park Zoo in mid-August. The zoo really cleaned the glass on the manatee window. I put my Iphone up to the glass and snapped the above.

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Pretty faces at the lake.

Some of the geese have all orange beaks and some have the spots on them. Is that a sunburn? Or maybe an age spot? The black swans were nesting. The only white pelican at the lake that morning. He looks … Continue reading

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Little birds at Chesnut Park

White eyed vireo hiding deep in the bushes. I was told by another birder at the park that this is a female common yellowthroat. Same bird as above. She was hiding in the reeds. Or, could it be a 1st … Continue reading

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Old birds and a new one at Fort Desoto

It was a drizzly dark  morning. I was in my car waiting for the storm to go by and I saw the above stork walk by my car. Great blue heron wading in the water. After the rain passed, I … Continue reading

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Birds at Animal Kingdom

This bird was eating something yucky. (Inside the aviary at the safari exhibit) It looks like he was working on a nest. (Inside the aviary at the safari exhibit) Wild grackles were everywhere in the park. This one was watching us … Continue reading

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Portraits of zoo animals

Meerkat with a dirty nose. I guess they spend their entire lives dirty. Penguin with pink eyeshadow. Flamingo with a curve. Double eagles. It’s not often you see these two close together. Some type of stork in the African aviary.  … Continue reading

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