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Roseate Spoonbills in Cedar Key

We left for Cedar Key on Saturday afternoon for a short, two-night stay in a house on the water. Not surprising, but tropical storm depression Fred decided to arrive while we were there. Being on the water, we were able to sit on the… Continue Reading “Roseate Spoonbills in Cedar Key”

Last Count

It was the last bird count of the nesting season at the Alligator Farm. There are still eggs that have not hatched yet and young chicks still in the nest, but many of the babies have moved on or are hanging around the Alligator… Continue Reading “Last Count”

Alligator Farm Bird Counts

I count birds at the Alligator Farm with several other volunteers on a weekly basis during breeding season. It is the high point of my week to spend time with the birds and my fellow bird counters. Every week we count roseate spoonbills and… Continue Reading “Alligator Farm Bird Counts”

Gamble Rogers State Park

We just spent two days at Gamble Rogers State Park. We had a campsite on the beach and we could launch our kayaks across the road on the intracoastal waterway. It was lovely. Regis found a vacant spot for two nights at this campground… Continue Reading “Gamble Rogers State Park”