Posted on March 14, 2017
It’s been a while since our last post so after almost two months bumming around some of Florida’s most beautiful natural areas in sunny 70 degree weather we now find ourselves back in central Ohio looking out the window as a 25 F wind blows snow around our front yard. One way to celebrate the trip, and perhaps to feel a little warmer, is to post pictures of a few of birds seen while while hiking and paddling. Perhaps no one species expresses the diversity and beauty of nature like birds, each with their own unique appearance and behavior. Florida gives one an excellent opportunity to witness and perhaps photograph that diversity and beauty.
For those that are curious, our stay in Florida consisted of time spent at Myakka River SP; great hiking, big gators, and great wildlife photography, Lake Kissimmee SP; great hiking, paddling, fishing, and wildlife, the Chassahowzitka River Campground; great paddling, fishing, and wildlife, and Ochlockonee River SP; great hiking, paddling, and wildlife.
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Given the weather we came back to we may decide to stay longer next year. There’s always something new to discover. Thanks for stopping by.
Category: Central Ohio Nature, Chassahowitzka River, Florida, Lake Kissimmee SP, Myakka River Sp, Ochlockonee River SP Tagged: American Avocet, Anhinga, Bald Eagle, Belted Kingfisher, Black Skimmer, Black-crowned Night Heron, Black-necked Stilt, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Brown Pelican, Canon 60D with Sigma 150-500mm, Carolina Wren, Common Moorhen, Eastern Phoebe, Eastern Towhee, Glossy Ibis, Great Blue Heron, Great Egret, Green-winged Teal, Laughing Gull, Least Sandpiper, Least Terns, Mockingbird, Osprey, Palm Warbler, Panasonic FZ200, Pied-billed Grebe, Pine Warbler, Red-cockaded woodpecker, Red-headed Woodpecker, Red-shouldered Hawk, Roseate Spoonbill, Sand Hill Crane, Snail Kite, Tri-color Heron, Vermilion Flycatcher, White Ibis, Wood Thrush, Yellow-crowned Night Heron, Yellow-throated Warbler
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