Tag: wildlife

Palm Warbler

I recently took a friend to Fort Mose Historic State Park and came upon a palm warbler feeding among the mangroves in the saltmarsh. We saw other birds like osprey, great blue herons, and little blue herons. The palm warbler was my best photographic… Continue Reading “Palm Warbler”

Blue-gray Gnatcatchers

Yesterday, I discovered a nest of blue-gray gnatcatchers. I have been hearing the squeaky sounds of blue-gray gnatcatchers a lot lately but they are hard to see. They are tiny birds that flit among the leafy branches looking for insects. I saw an adult… Continue Reading “Blue-gray Gnatcatchers”

Local Wildlife Update

As we described in earlier posts, I raised a baby blue jay, Topaz, last spring and released it in May. We went across country for the summer and came back mid-August. About a week after we came home, we saw the blue jay about… Continue Reading “Local Wildlife Update”

Otters to Sheep

We left Port Townsend this morning and were sad to leave the Olympic Peninsula. We love the area and it is close to Jason for visiting. This morning, while still camped at Point Hudson, I noticed some river otters in the water. I grabbed… Continue Reading “Otters to Sheep”

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”

Baby Woodpeckers

The baby Red-bellied Woodpeckers can be seen in the nest cavity. Regis got some video today. If you listen carefully, you can hear at least one of them. We can see two babies in the video. Very cute!! You can see that the parents… Continue Reading “Baby Woodpeckers”