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Ring-necked Ducks

Migratory ducks, a lone songbird, and some wading birds are among the birds and waterfowl and full Lunar Eclipse, I have spotted in recent weeks here in The Villages, FL.

I tend to visit the smaller ponds and lakes here which are pretty easy to get to in our golf cart.  Many have multi-modal (golf carts, bicycles and pedestrians) path access.  I really appreciate being able to observe the wildlife without disturbing the birds.

We have wading birds, song birds, migratory ducks, Canada and Egyptian geese, and the usual Cotton-tailed Rabbits and squirrels, occasional Coyotes, Bobcats, and Foxes and the very rare Black Bear here.  Most of the birds, ducks, waders, geese, and squirrels are pretty easy to spot.  Usually there is something of interest to observe and photograph when the weather cooperates (I’ve added in the photo I took of the Moon just because). Please click on the thumbnail image to see the slightly larger version of the photo.  Enjoy!

Great Blue Heron

Ring-billed Gull

 

 

 

The Recent Lunar Eclipse

Northern Shovelers and a Ringed-bill Gull

A Palm Warbler

Comments on: "Photos of Ducks, The Lunar Eclipse, and Birds" (2)

  1. That’s a very nice picture of the lunar eclipse! It was cloudy here that night but I caught just a glimpse of it through the clouds when responding to an automobile accident.

    • Hi Montucky, Many thanks! I tried. Got a great view just did not put the camera on a tripod as it was cold and I had been recovering from a slightly cold virus at the time. I know, my version of cold, is not yours… Ha! Have a great coming week!

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