Tag Archives: water fowl

One Gorgeous Gallinule

During our visit to the Orlando Wetlands, Rick (aka sexy camera caddie!) and I went down a trail that was a peninsula between two marshes. As we approached the end, a blur of purple and green caught my eye before … Continue reading

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A Whole Host of Herons

Herons are so common to Floridians that I’m pretty sure they consider me crazy when I show up and go ga-ga over them! But hey – these oddly beautiful birds are not regular visitors to my backyard – nor am … Continue reading

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A Few Words of Wisdom

I just got back from spending a couple of days in Titusville, exploring the Merritt Island Wildlife Refuge and the Orlando Wetlands Park.  While it is still fresh on my mind, I thought I’d pass along a few words of … Continue reading

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Red, White, And A Little Bit Of Blue

Happy Fourth of July! To honor the holiday, I thought I’d share some red, some white, and a little bit of blue! To help me with this post, I enlisted the help of three birds I encountered on a recent walk with … Continue reading

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The Unhurried Heron

There is a secluded lake at the end of our neighborhood, and every once in awhile I sit with my camera in one of the backyards (with permission, of course) that overlooks this great place for bird watching. The other day, I … Continue reading

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