Tag: wood stork

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…

Manatees by the Saltmarsh

November 18, 2018 Regis and I went birding at the Saltmarsh yesterday and saw lots of birds.  We saw four different birds of prey:  Bald Eagle, Osprey, Red-tailed hawk, and Northern Harrier.  While standing on the dock at the intracoastal waterway (ICW), I looked…

Kayaking in Florida

October 6, 2018 We’ve been back a month and we didn’t get out kayaking until a few days ago.  We kayaked on Guana Lake in the late afternoon.  We saw some drama with an Eagle and an Osprey.   I’ve been volunteering in several…

In Search of Florida Panthers

Let me start off by saying we never saw any panthers.  We didn’t expect to see any panthers.  They are very elusive.  But, we camped not too far from the Florida Panther National Wildlife Sanctuary.  There are some trails there, but pets are not…