Tag: Florida

More Pollinators

I’ve been enjoying taking pictures of the pollinators on the plants in my garden. It’s easy to spot butterflies and bumblebees in the garden and see some of their details with the naked eye. I find it hard to get a good look at… Continue Reading “More Pollinators”

In Florida, but not Home Yet

After Amarillo, Texas we stayed in the KOA in Abilene, Texas. It was nice. We moved on to the KOA in Canton, Texas and picked up lots of grasshoppers along the way. They were all over the grill of the motorhome and even in… Continue Reading “In Florida, but not Home Yet”

freshwater marsh

Regis and I went to the Masters Tract Stormwater Treatment Facility in Hastings, Florida to photograph and video wildlife. Here are a couple pictures along with a short video. At the end of the video is a blurry tri-colored heron. (I have to work… Continue Reading “freshwater marsh”

What’s up with daddy bluebird?

It’s been troubling to watch that mama bluebird is the only one feeding her three chicks in our backyard nest box. Daddy bluebird checks out the box occasionally, but is not contributing to the care and feeding of the little ones. I don’t know… Continue Reading “What’s up with daddy bluebird?”

Splish Splash, Taking a Bath

I’ve been healing nicely after my surgery to have cancer removed from my face. I stayed home most of the first week and tried to organize my photos. I made great progress. We had a particularly nice sunrise at the beginning of this week,… Continue Reading “Splish Splash, Taking a Bath”

Sups and Pups

The Guy Harvey Resort in St. Augustine, Florida sponsored a Sups and Pups event today which was a dog surfing contest to benefit K9s for Warriors. Dart would never do this. My favorite was this young man bonding with his dog while waiting their… Continue Reading “Sups and Pups”

More Salt Marsh and a Plea

My plea is to ask people to use balloons and fishing gear responsibly. Regis, Sooz, and I tried to help a bird that was entangled in fishing line. St. Johns Audubon Society was notified about the bird via Facebook. We were unable to find… Continue Reading “More Salt Marsh and a Plea”

Rat Snake

I need to make a correction to an earlier post. I said we had a Rat Snake/Corn Snake in the house. We had a corn snake in the house. Rat Snakes are different snakes. I am working to learn Florida snakes and need to… Continue Reading “Rat Snake”

More Pictures from the Silver River

We had a great time kayaking the Silver River and had more to share than we could in the last post. In this post, I want to share some of the pictures of other wildlife we saw. My favorite experience on the trip was… Continue Reading “More Pictures from the Silver River”

Plastic

Over the last two days, I saw a couple situations where plastic is having a negative impact on wildlife. In the picture above, the duckling in the back has a plastic ring caught around its head. These ducklings are in our neighborhood. I was… Continue Reading “Plastic”