Category Archives: reptile

Sawgrass Lake Park

We were in St. Petersburg FL over the weekend for a get together and I took some time to look at the local parks.  One interesting one I found was Sawgrass Lake Park at 7400 25th St. N, 33702.  There … Continue reading

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A quick stop at the Venice Rookery

After a trip to Sarasota I was returning on US-41 and couldn’t resist a stop at the Venice Rookery.  There is still plenty of nesting activity with Great Blue Herons, Great Egrets and Cormorants and Anhingas strutting their stuff.  I … Continue reading

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Babcock-Webb WMA after the rains

I hadn’t been to Babcock-Webb WMA outside of Punta Gorda for a few weeks. The high temperatures were keeping most of the critters down for the day. We have been having some rain lately and the mornings are a little … Continue reading

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Snakes in trees

OK, snakes aren’t everybodies mostest favorite thing but, they are actually useful critters.  Even the venomous ones. On Friday, I was trimming one of my small palm trees.  I’m not sure of the type but, they are usually planted in … Continue reading

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Another trip to Venice Rookery

It was time to go to Sarasota to bring back a couple of pictures that had been on display at the Senior Friendship Center as part of the Sarasota Camera Club contest.  On the way back we made another stop … Continue reading

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The Rattlebox Flower and Moth

Many of the Florida wildflowers are what I call pea-like.  Their flowers and seed pods are similar the familiar green pea.  While I was at Boca Grande, I noticed this healthy one along the grade to the Fishing Pier.  These … Continue reading

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