Tag Archives: Florida

Bobcat

A bobcat pauses with attention to detail on a foray into the night. From a cameratrap image monitoring our backyard in NE Naples, Florida.

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Roseate spoonbill

Preening after a walk in the swamp. Roseate spoonbill in Southwest Florida.

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White ibis

A White ibis watches for its next meal from a perch above Corkscrew Swamp.

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Tricolored heron

Tricolored heron, preening. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge on Sanibel Island.

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roadblock

Roadblock. Alligator lingers on a backcountry trail in SW Florida.

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Estero River

Estero River by kayak. A little gem of a river along the SW Florida coast.

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dilemma

Hikers pause along the Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Bird Rookery Trail in NE Naples, Florida. Sunning alligators are common along the trail. Most will move from the trail when approached, but some are more reluctant.

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curiosity among friends

A pair of young raccoons stare down from a pine in our backyard of Southwest Florida.

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Kites in the sky

Swallow-tailed kites have left the skies over Florida, sailing for the tropics. I look forward to their return in the spring.

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Sandhill crane

Sandhill crane, Grus canadensis, on the edge of a citrus grove. The hollow, rattling call is pleasant reminder that the Florida backcountry is brimming with life.

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