Month: January 2019

Red-shouldered Hawk

By Linda This Red-shouldered Hawk was hanging around the backyard on a rainy day recently.  If he was hoping to catch birds at the feeder, it might have been better to be less obvious! I was conducting a Climate Watch count today and noticed…

Climate Watch Bird Survey

By Linda Every time of year is wonderful in Florida.  In winter, you have birds visiting from the north.  In summer, the residents are raising young.  There is always something wonderful to see no matter the time of year.  We’ve also had whale sightings…

A Duck and a Horse

January 6, 2019 When we were scouting for the Matanzas Christmas Bird Count, we stopped to talk to a property owner to request permission to bird on his property.  He was very nice and gave us permission.  We chatted for a bit and the…

Thank Goodness for a Jeep

January 1, 2019 The Matanzas Christmas Bird Count is tomorrow and I agreed to lead the count in the Matanzas State Forest.  The person who usually does it was unable to do so.  I had never been to the Forest.  A permit is required…