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My once a year walk around Kapok Park

I had not been to Kapok Park in over a year.  Not much had changed at this tiny park in the middle of a neighborhood. There wasn’t many birds there.  Every once in a while something fairly rare turns up … Continue reading

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Two legs and Four legs

Lots of birds flying by, an osprey adding to a nest and a night heron. A great blue heron standing on a nest doing a mating dance (flirting). The nest closest to the trail had a parent waiting for the … Continue reading

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Lots of 4 legged critters

As I was driving into Circle B Bar Reserve early in the morning, I saw a wild hog family. The little piglets look so cute when they are young.  I stopped the car and rolled down the window and they … Continue reading

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Fun stuff at Lettuce Lake Park.

In early December.

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Here Kitty, Kitty

I had just walked out on the trail and was looking at the big group of people farther down the trail when something caught my eye.  One of the rarely seen bobcats was slowing walking right down the trail towards … 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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A walk after work

Sitting up on the bell tower, the osprey are nesting here again this season. Mr “Yellow Big Feet” walking by. The grackles get no respect but they are pretty when the sun shines on them. So much for the “Squirrel … Continue reading

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A walk after work

The lake at Kapok Park are full of turtles. People feed them and they come close to the boardwalk.  Look at those fingernails! A cute grebe shying away. The red-winged blackbirds come close the boardwalk as well. Both a male … Continue reading

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Turtle day at the lake

The turtles at Lake Morton are usually extremely skittish. If they see me across the lake the dive under water. For some reason they stayed out on the rocks in late December. Maybe they just liked the warm sun too … Continue reading

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Saturday morning walk at Circle B Bar Reserve

The moon was still up when I got to the park that morning. Plants and bugs along the trail. The usual gator and turtles. Little critters (the frog was in the bathroom). This was the first time I have seen … Continue reading

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