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A Snowy Egret, A Crane, An Alligator and More!

Snowy Egret

These birds, turtles, and the alligator were all spotted here in The Villages, FL on Sunday afternoon.  Please click on the thumbnail image to see the slightly larger version of the picture.  Enjoy!

Sandhill Crane

Kildeer

Alligator

 

Cooter Turtles

Wood Stork, Double-crested Cormorants, Mallard Ducks

Double-crested Cormorants, White Pelicans

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Almost Wordless Wednesday!

An Anhinga hanging on for dear life in high winds

I took these photographs here in The Villages, FL, during this past weekend at the Freedom Pointe Lakes.  Please click on the thumbnail image to see the slightly larger version of the picture.  Enjoy!

Snowy Egret

Wood Stork

Great and Snowy Egrets

Some Avian Villagers

Drake Hooded Merganser Duck

Tai-Colored Herons, Wood Storks, Hooded Merganser Ducks, Sandhill Cranes, White Ibis, Double-Crested Cormorants, Anhingas, and many more large exotic birds are seen here in The Villages, Florida on and in our many ponds and small lakes.  It also is not unusual to see a Great Egret strolling through the shrubbery on street parkways.

There are always many varieties of large and small birds around this community and its many neighborhoods to observe!  It is such a pleasant hobby to go out bird watching!  I am sure many of the readers here will agree!  Please click on the thumbnail image to see the slightly larger version of the photo!  Enjoy!

Wood Stork

Double-Crested Cormorants

White Ibis

 

 

Sandhill Crane

Tri-Colored Heron

Anhinga Drying its Wings

Almost Wordless Wednesday

Wood Stork

Please click on the thumbnail image to see the slightly larger version of the photo.  Enjoy!

Adult White Ibis

Tri-colored Heron

Great Blue Heron

Wordless Wednesday: Happy Halloween!

Please click on the thumbnail image to see the slightly larger version of the picture.  Enjoy

 

 

 

 

Wordless Wednesday: Wood Stork

Please click on the thumbnail image to see the very slightly larger version of the photo.  I took the picture with my cell phone.  The big bird was at Paradise Park in The Villages, FL, on 9/17/18.

More from Homosassa, FL

Manatee Eating Romaine Lettuce

Wood Storks, a Red Wolf, a Pink Flamingo, Green Herons all were some of the wonderful Florida animals and birds seen at the Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park on August 15, 2018.  The park is a small zoo that cares for orphaned wild animals, rehabilitated wounded wild animals or captive born wild animal species that cannot live in the wild.

There are three or four naturalist-led talks or demonstrations about the animals each day.  I was fascinated to watch the Manatee Feeding talk where the naturalist told the crowd that the five Manatees at the park get fed 300 heads of Romaine Lettuce each day!  The manatee shown in the picture here was fed such lettuce and I photographed that animal via an underwater viewing portal.  Please click on the thumbnail image to see the slightly larger version of the photo.  Enjoy!

Red Wolf

Southern Bald Eagle

 

 

 

Black-bellied Whistling Duck

Wood Stork Catching a Fish in the Stream

Green Heron

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