Posing Pretty

October 26, 2012 - ...On my last sunrise visit to Circle B, I turned around and found this grackle sitting on a post behind me.  She looked so pretty with her feathers glistening in the sun.  She just begged me to take her picture…and even if she’s “just a grackle,” I was happy to do so! Read more

One More from my Visit to the Circle B Bar Reserve

May 22, 2012 - ...One more post from Sunday’s trip to the Circle B Bar Reserve… There’s a new family of Sandhill Cranes out on Wading Bird Way. The adults had the colts out on a “vegetation island” while I was there. From the pictures posted on Flickr, it looks like they later brought the babies up onto the […] Read more

Signs of Spring at the Viera Wetlands

April 22, 2012 - ...Last weekend I spent a morning at the Viera Wetlands.  It was a cloudy morning, with sunshine in spurts, and I was just happy to be outside.  The Great Blue Herons chicks are growing up quickly, as I wrote about last week.  There were also many other signs of springtime around the wetlands.  Sometimes the […] Read more

Yellow-Billed Cuckoo on Marsh Rabbit Run!

August 5, 2011 - Bird Species List (21 total): American Coot, Anhinga, Black-Bellied Whistling Duck, Boat-tailed Grackle, Common Moorhen, Great Blue Heron, Great Egret, Killdeer, Limpkin, Little Blue Heron, Mourning Dove, Northern Bobwhite (heard), Northern Cardinal, Osprey, Purple Martin, Red-winged Blackbird, Sandhill Crane, Tricolored Heron, White Ibis, Wood Stork, Yellow-Billed Cuckoo... Read more

More Migrants at the Circle B Bar Reserve

August 29, 2010 - Adios, amigos As we walked Heron Hideout, we came across several Boat-Tailed Grackles.  Except they were molting, so most of them only had one or two feathers in their tails!  They looked pretty silly.  This one posed for me near a culvert, and he looked silliest of all -- his…... Read more