Sawgrass Lake after work.

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The usual anhinga drying off in the sun.

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Dragonfly shining in the sun.

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Juvenile red shoulder hawk hiding in the trees. He was right over my car in the parking lot.

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Finally, after several trips to Sawgrass Lake Park I see a swallow-tail kite flying over the park.

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Looks like he’s eating something as he’s flying.

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It’s funny they way they fly and eat and the same time. Yes, I know, kind of like us driving and eating at the same time.

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He soared over the trees and I didn’t see him again. I stared at the big tree that is supposed to have the nest in it but I couldn’t see anything. I heard it was back in the tree behind the leaves. Unless I saw the parent flying right in, I was not going to find it. It was far away across the little river that runs through the park.

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I hears a big crunch noise and looked over the boardwalk. I saw this alligator eating a turtle. I took this with my iphone since all I had was my 300mm lens with me.

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Mushrooms were everywhere since we had a lot of rain in June.

I had a nice walk around Sawgrass Lake park after work in the middle of June. The highlight was seeing the swallow-tail kite after several trips there and not spotting them. The other highlight was the alligator eating a turtle. He chomped a few times then just stopped. He sat there for a long time with the turtle in his mouth without moving. I finally left. It was started to get dark and I was hungry too.

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