The Roseate Spoonbills are the only type of spoonbill in the Western Hemisphere. Although they visit us often, their breeding grounds in Florida are mostly in the mangrove swamps and coastal marshes, lagoons and bays south of us (FWC). The birds above are young, as noted by their pale soft pink plumage. As they mature, […]
Some Great Blue Herons are still showing off for prospective mates while others are busy nest-building with their new partners. A wonderful time of year! 💕
January 1, 2023 started out as a VERY foggy morning. A bit risky on the roads for driving, but just wonderful for a walk in the wetlands. Sunlight gradually began to filter through the trees and lighten up the boardwalks. Slowly but surely, the skies brightened and the colors of the marsh were shining through […]
Two beautiful Red-shouldered Hawks took turns flying directly overhead – often just a few feet above our heads. Back and forth over the boardwalk, collecting Cypress branches to line their large nest, right where the visitors can view the action.