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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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Swans, ducks and geese. Oh my.

The usual fun animals at Lake Morton in downtown Lakeland. That last shot shouldn’t be happening. Birds should not fill up on bread. If you’re going to feed them, at least bring corn. Or bugs but I doubt you want … Continue reading

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Crabs for breakfast

There’s nothing better than sitting on a beach on a Saturday morning watching a white ibis eating crabs. I sat down on the sand and he just kept getting closer and closer. Didn’t seem to care at all that I … 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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Fighting over food

You would think these guys never get fed. People around Lake Morton in central Florida come to feed the ducks and birds here every day.  On the weekends, there are people all around the lake feeding them. Someone pulls out … Continue reading

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Lake Morton at lunchtime

I’m thinking this baby blue heron and wood stork were watching that eagle that was circling high over the lake. Great blue herons cruising by. Feeding frenzy. Some of the white pelicans that spend the winter at Lake Morton. They … Continue reading

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Everyone wants a handout

It all starts with someone feeding a few ibis. Seems innocent enough. Next thing you know, a million birds and ducks are attacking you for food. This wood stork was getting his fill. He was bullying the ibis and stealing … Continue reading

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Typical birds on a Saturday morning

Crazy young mockingbird. Great blue heron soaking up the morning sun. A moorhen taking a bath. A white ibis high up in a tree.   Wild parrots are common at the Largo Nature Preserve. A very young little blue heron … Continue reading

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Fun stuff at the lake

A white ibis with a blue tint on the end of his feathers. Dirty beak Splish splash Pretty lady Cool dude. Needs butter. Funny feet Pink beak The three stooges Cottonball head A puppy that thinks he’s a duck. A … Continue reading

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Reflections

I walked up to the north beach marsh at Fort Desoto in late March. Up ahead, I could see at least 9 photographers on the ground taking pictures of something.  As I closer, I realized it was the above spoonbill. … Continue reading

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