We took a fascinating side trip to the Xunantunich Mayan Ruins on our way from the jungle to the beach.
Many thousands of elegant Snowy Egrets were “slaughtered for [their] plumes in the 19th century, but protection brought a rapid recovery of numbers, and the Snowy Egret is now more widespread and common than ever.” (Audubon). Today the species is found throughout the United States, Central and South America (for a Range Map and more, […]
Black-bellied Whistling Duck Mama and her ducklings enjoy the plentiful and delicious duckweed on the pond!!
I can’t resist posting these morning iPhone views from one of my favorite local Wetlands ☀️ So tranquil~ A stroll through the cypress swamp on this little section of the boardwalk is a lovely way to cool off as the day grows hotter.
That certainly seems to be true of our Green Herons, who seem utterly oblivious to all the human visitors strolling by on the boardwalk. In fact, they sometimes appear to be putting on a show! As I walked along the boardwalk one recent morning, this little guy trotted off right down the middle of the […]