Month: November 2018

Grackles

November 28, 2018 Yesterday, when I was taking pictures in the morning and jumped in the car to warm up, a Boat-tailed Grackle came to check out my camera and scope.  We were nicely entertained. This morning we went to St. Marks National Wildlife…

St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge

By Linda November 27, 2018 We arrived outside the St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge on Sunday afternoon.  We set up camp and left to visit the refuge and promptly got lost.  There aren’t that many roads around here to get lost.  I forgot the…

Next Stop

November 24, 2018 While Regis did most of the packing for the short camping trip we are leaving on tomorrow, I went birding.  It was a great deal for me. We are headed to see the St. Mark’s Wildlife Refuge.  We should be able…

Manatees by the Saltmarsh

November 18, 2018 Regis and I went birding at the Saltmarsh yesterday and saw lots of birds.  We saw four different birds of prey:  Bald Eagle, Osprey, Red-tailed hawk, and Northern Harrier.  While standing on the dock at the intracoastal waterway (ICW), I looked…

Leucistic Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

By Linda November 13, 2018 I’ve been spending some time birding in the area lately in preparation for the Christmas Bird Count.  I plan to participate and I’m trying to get a handle on the local birds I might see.  I have lived here…

Wood Stork

By Linda (November 9, 2018) I love Wood Storks.  They are ancient looking and beautiful in their own way.   This stork was hanging out by the Ark Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation center hoping there would be fish available.  If the Ark has more fish…

Sunrise Over the Marsh

By Linda (November 8, 2018) About a week ago, Regis and I got up early to watch the sun rise over the salt marsh.  The rising sun brings out the gold colors in the marsh grasses.  It’s very beautiful.  It’s a great time to…

RV is up for sale

What!? That’s right, we are selling the RV. I think a big part of this decision is the fact that Dart is getting older. While he is very excited to go hiking, he just can’t go more than a mile or two unless its…