Tag: Birds

All Eyes

All eyes were on me today. I didn’t matter where I went, nor who it was. They were watching me. I wondered what I did to cause them to look at me the way they did. Was it the way I walked, or was it the color of […]

And Then There Was One

This year has been a successful season for Zorro and Esperanza, the Osprey pair that have made the upper Magothy River their home. Those that have been following me are familiar with the tale of this lovely couple and how last year man intervened and destroyed their nesting […]

Flight Testing

In a week’s time, the Three Musketeers have grown in leaps and bounds. From having wings with feathers barely formed, their feathers are beginning to look like they are ready for flight. It was busy on the nest tonight. With Zorro coming in with a big catfish, dinnertime, […]

We All Learn

It doesn’t matter our age, but learning is a life-long pursuit. Whether we are human or part of the natural world, learning is essential for our survival. With awareness, we can pursue learning to improve and enhance our lives. It keeps us alive, it keeps us young, it […]

Tri-Colored Herons

The Tri-colored herons at the St. Augustine Alligator Farm Rookery are filled with character. It was early June and the first round of nestlings were getting larger and nearly ready to leave the nest. Like Curly, Moe and Larry of the Three Stooges, they sat squawking and squabbling. […]

Zorro and Esperanza

I’m pleased to share with you that the family of Zorro and Esperanza are doing quite well. With three little ones in the nest, Zorro is busy throughout the day bringing fresh fish and new sticks for Esperanza and his family. The Three Musketeers are getting along better […]