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Common Coot

Ring-necked Ducks, a Little Blue Heron, a beautiful Purple Gallinule, a few Common Moorhens, several Pied-billed Grebes, an Anhinga, and a Common Coot were spotted at the lovely gem of a nature preserve, the Sharon Rose Wiechens Nature Preserve here in The Villages, Florida on Friday, Dec. 28, 2018.

I often see the Common Moorhens and in season coots at this preserve.  Less commonly seen are the Ring-Necked Ducks (all hens), the grebes, and the Little Blue Heron.  I also frequently see Osprey in the area as the lake is a medium-sized one with lots of wildlife and fish.  Please click on the thumbnail image to see the slightly larger version of that particular photo.  Enjoy!

Purple Gallinule

Hen Ring-necked Ducks

Pied-billed Grebe

 

 

Hen Ring-necked Ducks

Anhinga

Little Blue Heron

 

 

 

Comments on: "A Visit at the Sharon Rose Wiechens Preserve" (2)

  1. Very nice results of that visit! Great diversity!

    • Hi Montucky, A friend of mine and I were just discussing this very issue about the great diversity and number of wildlife species here in Central Florida. I am lucky to live in the area where the migration of many birds comes by and through. We have an explosion of wildlife in Winter here. Have a wonderful weekend and enjoy your beautiful Winter scenery and trails!

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