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Leu Gardens

Leu Gardens is located in downtown Orlando. It is a bit of a migration hotspot, and it is birded regularly throughout the year. Bring your long lens for birding, and don't forget the macro lens for flowers - they have a big rose garden!

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Hummingbirds at Leu Gardens

Hummingbirds at Leu Gardens - December 2009

Rich and I took his parents to Leu Gardens while they were here in Florida.  Being turtle people, they were excited to see the turtles in the pond: I was more excited to see this female ruby-throated hummingbird nectaring.  It's late in the year to see hummers in Orlando.  I wasn't close enough, and there wasn't enough light, to get a really amazing picture.  But this picture clearly serves as …Read More

Roses and Baby Birds at Leu Gardens

Roses and Baby Birds at Leu Gardens - May 2009

Rich and I went to Leu Gardens this morning to see roses and turtles. We were pleasantly surprised to see a Common Moorhen in the lake, with her baby nearby! The baby was fussing its head off (it reminded us of Squirt when he's hungry). We saw a juvenile cardinal, too. Nearby, Daddy Cardinal kept an eye on us and on his baby. As always, the roses at Leu Gardens …Read More

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