Birds of Florida Category

Glossy Ibis in Breeding Colors

Taken on Merritt Island, Florida last winter. Looking forward to this years birding trip! Click on image to appreciate this stunner! Advertisements

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Mottled Duck

Snapped in my backyard. What a showoff! Click on the image to see a larger version.

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Red-bellied Woodpecker, Female

She suddenly showed up for a split second while I was shooting the blue jay pics. I got one shot off and this was it!

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My Little Family of Blue Jays

I have a family of five blue jays. I had a pair that had four babies that fledged in my garden last spring. They would bring them everyday from the nest to my fenced-in side garden, which is also canopied by a sky vine draped over a strawberry guava tree. It offered protection as they […]

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Cormorants

Is there a bird with a more beautiful eye? Last weekend Lita and I spent a full day of birding at Green Cay, Wakodahatchee and Loxahatchee. AT the end of the day we were back at Wakodahatchee to practice our panning shots on the cormorants. I feel so out of practice with panning! No new […]

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Green Heron

I love when the green heron shows off his beautiful blue mohawk. Here are a few shots of a handsome fellow I got at Wakodahatchee Wetlands this weekend: I got heat-stroke this day of birding. It was 90 degrees in November!  I’m glad that the weather is finally going to get cooler and I’m ready […]

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Warbler Love

Yesterday I had a free morning to bird Tall Cypress Nature Preserve where I linked up with some other birders in hunt for the Yellow-billed Cuckoo as well as any of the migratory warblers. I managed to add both the Yellow-billed Cuckoo and the Indigo Buntings to my life list and snag a picture of […]

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It’s that time of year again!

Fall Migration is starting to heat up here in South Florida. Birders are all excited about a Canada Warbler that has been spotted in both Evergreen Cemetery and Richardson Park, two birding hot spots. I wish I had the time this week to go chase this migratory bird, but alas, it may be one that […]

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