Strolling along this boardwalk path at Corkscrew Swamp, surrounded by the abundant Southeastern Sunflowers, was a highlight of the morning – What a DELIGHT! 🌻🌻🌻🌻
The charming and photogenic Green Heron is one of my favorite wetland birds. Almost any day of the year, you can see one (or several!) sitting on the boardwalk railing, like this one above, his legs covered with duckweed. Just as common is the sight of Green Herons perched on the Pond Apple branches, popping […]
I just had the pleasure of spending two lovely and serene days at one of my favorite places, Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary. . . . As always, I found this to be true: “Photo opportunities are available at every turn of the boardwalk trail”~! “Visitors will find a gentle, pristine wilderness that dates back about 600 […]
The White Ibis, with its brilliant blue eyes, is one of the most abundant wading birds in Florida. White Ibises frequent saltwater marshes, coastal swamps, freshwater wetlands, ponds, fields – and lawns. They probe in the mud for small prey such as insects, crustaceans, and worms (See All about Birds, White Ibis). . . . which explains why […]
Peaceful Waters Sanctuary is tucked away in the corner of a large public park, not far away from my home. It’s always quiet and peaceful, and almost always empty of people. You never know what you’ll see . . .
When I’m out strolling with my camera, people passing by often ask, “Did you see anything interesting today?” I always wonder how anyone could actually be out here in the marshes and wetlands, and ask this question! 😉 There is so much beauty and wonder that I respond every time with a resounding, “YES!” […]