Marjory Stoneman Douglas Everglades Habitat

One of my favorite places to bird – or just walk – is a beautiful preserve with a very long name:  The Wellington Environmental Preserve at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Everglades Habitat. A lush, marshy wetland, with scenic views in every direction! Even on this very windy day, the Terns loved it (I think these […]

Sort of like a duck, but not a duck

Last week in my post, A thing or two about Ducks, I mentioned that I would soon blog about some water fowl that look sort of like ducks, and are commonly mistaken for ducks, but are not ducks at all. Now, you can certainly tell that the little creature featured above is NOT a duck at all. But, looks can be deceiving! […]

Just another day in Paradise ~

The American Bittern featured above is one of those special, elusive birds that we don’t see out in the open very often.   Several birders stood watching him for the longest time . . . waiting for him to just DO something!  Meantime, he was very accommodating to stand in this little clearing and be […]