Saturday, July 24 2021

Florida Maple

There's nothing to call Fall Colors in Florida but once in a while I run across a red maple leaf.

Saturday, July 10 2021

Red-winged Blackbird

Red-winged blackbirds are among the most common and easily identifiable birds commonly seen in South Florida's tall aquatic weeds of a wetland. They're fearless and chase out birds two or three times their size.

Monday, July 5 2021

Reddish Egret

I was disappointed in the quality of this photo of the Reddish Egret known for its manic feeding style of sprinting, jumping, and spinning around in shallow water with its wings held up.

Sunday, July 4 2021

Turkey Vulture

Like other vultures, the turkey vulture has a bald head so that bits of carrion do not adhere to the skin as they would to feathers.

Sandhill Crane

Sandhill Cranes are long-legged, long-necked, gray, heron-like birds with a patch of bald, red skin on top of their head.

Saturday, July 3 2021

Red-shouldered Hawk

This Red-shouldered Hawk has a turtle for its meal, their diet includes small mammals, amphibians, reptiles, birds.

Red-bellied Woodpecker

The Red-bellied Woodpecker has a red cap on its head and seems like a better fit to the Red-headed Woodpecker name.

Turkey Vulture

The Turkey Vulture has a keen sense of smell, which it uses to locate carrion to feed on. Black vultures follow the flight of turkey vultures to locate food and will force Turkey vultures, that feed one at a time, away and eat its find.

Pileated Woodpecker

I could have easily passed this Pileated Woodpecker if not for its loud drumming on a dead tree.

Friday, July 2 2021

Common Galinules

The Common Gallinule is a chicken-like marsh bird, never far from water. Thick legs and long toes are drab yellows. Adults have bright red bills with yellow tips, a thin white side stripe, and some white under the tail.

Sunday, June 27 2021

Florida Cardinal

Who doesn't enjoy seeing a Cardinal ?

Wednesday, June 23 2021

Reddish Egret

The Reddish Egret is the rarest egret species found in North America. It's easy to identify by its shaggy appearance, hyperactive feeding behavior, and pink-and-black bill.

Friday, June 18 2021

Red Powderpuff

Red Powderpuff is very large, stunning and the flowers, adorable. It has buds that look just like little berry clusters that burst open into fuzzy puffball blossoms.

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