Monthly Archives: February 2021

purple gallinule

Aka Blue Peter, Mud Hen, Pond Chicken, Bonnet-walker…. A Purple Gallinule climbs among stalks of Alligator Flag searching for berries. A year-round resident of swamps in SW Florida.

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the perch

A Wood stork alights on a pine snag at the edge of a swamp. A big bird with a 60-inch wingspan, it is hard to miss as it glides above the trees.

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