I was in Eufala, Alabama last week and visited the Lakepointe Resort State Park Campground and Eufala National Wildlife Refuge. Here are some more photographs I took during this visit. I loved spotting Kildeer, a lone male Northern Cardinal, a pair of Gadwall ducks, a flock of Black-bellied Whistling Ducks, a Northern Mockingbird, and several Great Egrets and Great Blue Herons. It was a fun visit! Please click on the thumbnail image to see the slightly larger version of the photo. Enjoy!
Male Northern Cardinal
Great Blue Heron
Great Egret with State Park Resort Hotel in the Background
Flock of Black-bellied Whistling Ducks in Flight
We escaped what we had feared would be a hit from Hurricane Dorian and thankfully was not. We went North to Alabama and camped at the lovely Lakepointe Resort State Park campground in Eufala, Alabama. The Eufala National Wildlife Refuge is about 3 miles from this campground so we visited the refuge several times.
We did not see many animals or birds but I think it may be that the action really happens in the Winter months. We did see a juvenile White Ibis, some wonderful Black-bellied Whistling Ducks, a few Great Blue Herons, Great Egrets, a family of wild piglets with their mother (too fast to catch with my camera as they sprinted across the road) and a few really large American Alligators. We saw the woodpecker at the campground and some of the alligators and the vultures, at the state park’s marina area.
This refuge is on Lake George which is an enormous lake bordering between Alabama and Georgia. I was glad we came home to no damage and no drama. I am praying for those in The Bahamas who were in the most catastrophic part of the storm and received a lot of major damage. Please click on the thumbnail image to see the slightly larger version of the picture. Enjoy!
Hen Common Moorhen
Scenic View of Some of the Eufala National Wildlife Refuge on Lake George
Juvenile White Ibis
Black-bellied Whistling Ducks and Ducklings