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A December Walk In The Park

It was a cool 55ยบ as I strolled through Wall Spring Park, a county park on the Gulf coast between Tarpon Springs and Palm Harbor.  Considering the weather and only 6 days before Christmas, it was surprisingly busy. Click any … Continue reading

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Strange Bird

Perhaps strange is not the best word, but certainly rare. The Little Blue Heron’s word-wide popu- lation is estimated at 150,000, down more than half in the last 40 years. This guy flew out of a fresh water marsh, paused … Continue reading

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The ubiquitous great blue heron

After living in Florida for a while, we take the presence of our magnificent wading birds for granted, especially the great blue heron. The specimen above is the bluest Great Blue Heron I’ve ever seen. Possibly the bright sky reflecting … Continue reading

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