Tag: red-bellied woodpecker

Dart/Wildlife Rescues

DART Dart is a Shetland sheepdog and performed in agility trials until we left Maryland when he was five. Florida does not offer many trials and I could only find one place to train. We stopped doing agility but Dart continued expertly catching his… Continue Reading “Dart/Wildlife Rescues”

Rescues Update

I’m just getting started in this process of trying to help rescued birds and it is a learning experience. The little killdeer I was worried about seems to be doing much better. It gained 2 grams since yesterday while Squeak gained 4 grams. The… Continue Reading “Rescues Update”

Fishing Line

I went to the dam at the Guana-Tolomato-Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve (GTM NERR) to try to get pictures of Osprey catching fish. The dam has an outlet from Guana Lake to the Guana River and the fish hang out on both sides of… Continue Reading “Fishing Line”

The Gift of the Loon

Last Sunday was the Christmas Bird Count for the St. Augustine circle. I am the lead compiler for the bird count and the section lead for the waterways. I was very fortunate to have the Guana-Tolomato-Mantanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve (GTM NERR) provide a… Continue Reading “The Gift of the Loon”

Woodpecker Fledges

Regis predicted that one of the baby Red-bellied Woodpeckers would fledge today and he was correct. Regis was prepared and documented the moment. The little male Woodpecker left the nest cavity. We think the little female may still be in there. There are lots… Continue Reading “Woodpecker Fledges”

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… Continue Reading “Red-bellied Woodpeckers”

Fiddler Crabs

by Linda The Chickadees stopped hanging around our nest box and now a Bluebird couple is hanging around. It’s been interesting. A few days ago we had a nor’easter come through. It was very rainy and windy. We needed the rain. At the tail… Continue Reading “Fiddler Crabs”