End of Summer 2016 ~ I guess the end of summer was actually in September but it hasn’t cooled down much. There have been a lot fewer interesting bugs in the St. Augustine Road Fish Management Area and only a few birds. Doug gave us a lotus plant that pupped from one in his water garden….
March, 2015 ~ No, these little burrowing owls aren’t from Jacksonville, but it should be obvious from the grass, that I’m not not out in the wilds, stalking elusive beasties. These were in a park – a very suburban, landfill-turned-city-park – in South Florida. A couple of weeks ago, when our friends Ken and Tammy…
January at the St. Augustine Road Fish Management Area
This cool (and rainy) January made for pleasant walks through Earl Johnson Park, a.k.a., the St. Augustine Road Fish Management Area. The usual coots and gallinules were there and last week, we saw one of my favorites, a Wood Stork! We see them in other ponds in the area but rarely around these lakes. There is always…
Photo Friday: Activity
Our entry for the challenge, Photo Friday:Activity. Birdwatching and photography are two of our favorite summertime activities. The reward for long hours in the woods: mama or papa Anhinga returns to feed the chicks. By the time they leave the nest, they will be as large as the parents.