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Willet Altercation

I was recently conducting a whale survey here in northeast Florida. We are most interested in looking for Right Whales. The mothers come to the area to calf and I am on the Monday team to look for them in Sector 1 (from the…

Injured Rat Snake

I was out for a walk today and when I returned to within 1/2 mile of the house, I saw a rat snake curled up in the road. I went over to it to attempt to get it to leave the road surface so…

Next Book Available

Our fourth book, The Gifts of the Day: Florida to Washington State is now available on Amazon in paperback and electronic. Description: Linda and Regis Burek and their dog Dart travel regularly in their Jayco Seneca motorhome while towing a Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk. This…

Ibis Performance

GTM Reserve

Regis and I went to the Guana-Tolomato-Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve today. It is one of our favorite places. The three names (Guana, Tolomato, Matanzas) are the three rivers within the reserve. It is one of 29 national estuarine research reserves in the country….

On the Matanzas River

I had a great opportunity today to get out on the water on a pontoon boat on the Matanzas River to scout in preparation for the upcoming Christmas Bird Count. I was accompanied by several folks who will be conducting the official count on…

Great-horned Owls

A couple weeks ago, we began to hear a great-horned owl hoot for hours in the early morning between midnight and sunrise. This owl hooted non-stop for hours. About a week after all that hooting, we noticed that there were now two owls hooting…