Month: April 2019

Stitch the Pelican and the Dancing Gull

Stitch is a pelican that required surgery to close up a tear in his pouch. That happened in 2004. Stitch was released into the wild after undergoing rehabilitation at the Ark in St. Augustine, Florida. Stitch chose to come back and spend his remaining…

Red-bellied Woodpeckers Feeding Young

Regis got some more clear video of the Red-bellied Woodpeckers feeding their young. I’m looking forward to when the little ones are big enough to peep out of the hole!

Red-bellied Woodpeckers

While I went to a photography festival today to learn how to take better pictures, Regis took great pictures and video of the Red-bellied Woodpeckers nesting in a tree cavity behind our house. This is the same woodpecker pair that we showed a few…

Birds in our Backyard

We’ve had bird drama in our yard recently. Some Bluebirds have been checking out the nest box, bathing in the birdbath, checking out the gourds, etc. But, I keep seeing two males and they are often fighting. I got some video below of a…

Least Terns Courting

We recently went to the beach to watch the Least Terns courting. The male brings a fish to the female. If all goes well, they consummate the relationship and start a family. As you can see in the video below, sometimes the male is…

Bellowing Alligators and Baby Birds

I went to the Alligator Farm in St. Augustine today to get video of the birds nesting in the rookery. All the birds in the video below are wild. The alligators are captive. The alligators were bellowing a lot today. I also saw a…

Baby Alligators

I went looking for baby alligators today at the GTM Reserve and I was successful. I also think I found their mom. She was keeping an eye on me. I saw an armadillo on the way to the car. I was enjoying some flowers…