Gulp!

Walking through the Orlando Wetlands last night, after a heavy rainstorm, I spied this Great Blue Heron trudging up out of the water with a tasty catch firmly speared on his long, dagger-like bill. The Heron spent a few moments shaking the unfortunate fish, who soon gave up the struggle. It is believed that this action breaks […]

PANAMA – Gamboa and El Valle

We recently had the good fortune to spend 6 days in Panama – what a beautiful country!! The stunning BIRDS, the lush landscapes, the clean, clear, fresh air, the warm and friendly people . . . I only wish I could have taken photos of ALL the birds we saw. Alas, so much to see, so little time. […]

The cycle begins again

The mornings and evenings are a bit cooler and less humid these days, and some migrating birds have arrived in our area. But the wetland birds’ courting and breeding season that brings so many visitors has really not yet begun. Lots of marsh plants are still in bloom, including these delicate Fireflags dangling over the ponds, and […]