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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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Lots of birds at Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park

Lots of robins in the trees. White pelicans were floating around. Wood duck on a log.  He didn’t have a tag on so I’m thinking he’s a wild one that is just hanging out here for the food. Spoonbill shaking … Continue reading

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Pretty birds doing everyday things.

A purple gallinule shining through the reeds. A pretty common yellowthroat in the shade. A cute grebe floating around. A little blue heron taking a gulp. A red-eyed vireo being shy. A downy woodpecker high up in a tree. A … Continue reading

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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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A safe haven for injured birds.

Spoonbill getting a drink of water. Green heron staring at the clouds. Pretty in pink. “What’s everybody staring at?” white Looking sleepy. Trying to nap. A sad sight, problems with his eye. Even sadder, it looks like the other eye … Continue reading

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A stop by Swan Lake during the holidays.

Which one doesn’t belong? Gotta itch! Floating through the lily pads. Imagine using your mouth to clean your foot.  Or maybe he’s using his foot to clean his mouth? Taking a bath. Friends hanging out together. Lady ruddy duck floating … Continue reading

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On the dock at Lake Hancock – Skywatch Friday

Snowy egret hanging on some reeds. A great egret flies close to the dock looking for fish. I guess he was looking for fish. He was hovering over the water. I never did see him catch anything. An osprey flies … Continue reading

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Rainy walk around Lake Morton

This muscovy duck was checking me out. Most of the ducks come pretty close to see if you have food to give them. One of my favorite hybrid ducks at the lake. He’s pretty with the black and white body … Continue reading

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My first baby pelican sighting of 2014.

Love was in the air in early February. They must have known Valentine’s day was just around the corner. You can see his missing wing in this shot. This was a scrappy looking bunch of pelicans, most were missing body … Continue reading

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Swans at Lake Morton

Pulling up weeds to soften the nest. Moving things around. Getting more comfortable. Showing off. Almost looks like a two-headed swan. At first I thought the black swan was flirting but I think he was pushing the white swan away … Continue reading

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