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Getting up close with Florida critters.

Up close with a ruddy duck. And black bellied whistling ducks.  One was missing an eye A pretty lady wood duck. A very important sign.  Even the night heron standing in front of it should not be fed. “Hooo’s there?” … 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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Cute and cool at the lake.

What is it about little ducklings that are so cute??? Even hybrid mallards are cute when they are sleeping. The wood duck is just cool, posing for me. Another cool duck, the shelduck is not native to Florida. The city … Continue reading

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Standing in one spot taking pictures

It’s always fun seeing a cormorant trying to gulp down a big fish. Wood duck reflection. I think this is a male american goldfinch in his winter feathers. He was high up in the trees and didn’t sit still for … 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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Weird ducks

Some type of mallard hybrid. There are so many different ducks at the lakes in downtown Lakeland. They are all one big family now. Another hybrid. This one is unusual looking. Hybrid family sticking close together. I don’t think this … Continue reading

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Duck, Duck, Goose

Wood duck hiding in the shade. Ruddy duck floating around the lake. This guy should have gone north by now. Powder puff head still cruising around the lake looking for handouts. Interesting hybrid floating around. The geese were watching me. … Continue reading

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Weird mix of birds at the Florida Botanical Gardens

Wood stork high up in the tree. He was all alone. Red bellied woodpecker has a big nut. I think he was hiding it in the hole. Pileated woodpecker on a utility pole. These birds have done a lot of damage … Continue reading

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Wood duck babies and some geese

Walking around the lake, I see these little fuzz balls. I think they must be mallard babies. No, they are wood duck babies, in Atlanta. The babies were playing. A few Canadian geese float by. I see a large bird … Continue reading

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Baby quackers as Lake Morton.

Baby mallards looking for food. Staying close to mom. These two babies were swimming around under the water. This little duck kept diving under the water. No one told him mallards are not a diving duck. Look at that cute wet face! My … Continue reading

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