Productive Morning at the Viera Click Ponds

July 23, 2011 - Over at the main wetlands, I caught a group of Mottled Ducks flying overhead.  I didn't see any babies, although some have been reported at Viera.... Bird Species List: (36 total): American Avocet, American Coot, Anhinga, Black Vulture, Black-Crowned Night Heron, Black-bellied Whistling Duck, Black-necked Stilt, Boat-tailed Grackle, Cattle Egret,…... Read more

Mottled Duck

Chased by an Otter at the Circle B Bar Reserve

December 4, 2010 - There were a bunch of Mottled Ducks that obligingly swam into the light for the camera...... Mottled Ducks Blue-Gray Gnatcatchers called to me from almost every tree.... Species list: Anhinga, American Bittern, American Coot, American Goldfinch, Belted Kingfisher, Black-Bellied Whistling Duck, Black Vulture, Blue-Gray Gnatcatcher, Blue-Winged Teal, Brown Pelican, Boat-Tailed…... Read more

Activity Starting to Pick up at the Circle B Bar Reserve

September 12, 2010 - I was really excited to get the sunrise light for this group of Mottled Ducks.... Mottled Ducks Then I noticed Dyeyo's Sand Hill Crane family again, this time in flight.... Species list: Anhinga, Bald Eagle, Belted Kingfisher, Blackburnian Warbler, Black-Bellied Whistling Duck, Blue-Gray Gnatcatcher, Boat-Tailed Grackle, Cardinal, Carolina Wren (heard),…... Read more