Tag: great egret

Northern Cottonmouth

We went to the Palencia boardwalk over the saltwater marsh today to get some drone pictures during the King Tide (which is an exceptionally high tide) for the Guana-Tolomato-Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve. We needed to take the pictures at the height of the… Continue Reading “Northern Cottonmouth”

Spoonies and a Frog

After our wonderful trip to Seattle, we arrived back home in Florida to hot and muggy weather. I saw 12 roseate spoonbills in our local pond one day after our arrival and I was in a hurry and asked Regis if he would get… Continue Reading “Spoonies and a Frog”

Kayaking the Guana River

Today I went with a couple friends to kayak on the Guana River. We left from the boat launch at the dam a little after 9:00 in the morning. The tide was going out, so we had an easy outward run. There was no… Continue Reading “Kayaking the Guana River”

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”

Great Egret Mama Drama

While at the Alligator Farm in St. Augustine, Florida the other day, I was witness to some unruly Great Egret chicks harassing the parent. With mother’s day coming, I decided this was a mom. After viewing the following photos documenting the drama, all those… Continue Reading “Great Egret Mama Drama”

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… Continue Reading “Bellowing Alligators and Baby Birds”

St. Augustine

By Linda I think I might have a problem sitting still too long, so we recently put our house up for sale.  We plan to travel in the motor home and ultimately settle somewhere in Washington State.  Our son lives there and we’d like… Continue Reading “St. Augustine”