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From the Rookery

On my way to the Chalk Festival in Venice, I stopped off at the Venice Rookery just to see what activity there was.  One pair of Great Blue Herons was nest building but there wasn’t much other activity.  Things will … Continue reading

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Another visit to the the Venice Rookery

Last Friday, I was returning from Sarasota FL and decided to stop by the Venice Rookery. There was some fuss about the Rookery after some heavy landscaping work a year or so ago. The new plantings are doing well though … Continue reading

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It’s the season for baby birds

The Great Horned Owls are coming along at the History Park and I discovered a Sandhill Crane nest in a gas station retention pond.  Here you can see the baby owls. The Sandhills haven’t hatched yet so there is always … Continue reading

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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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Moorhen Melee

On Feb 29, I went to a small local rookery to see how the nesting season was going.  I was hoping to get shots of nesting activity and baby birds so, the camera was set for slow action.  I started … Continue reading

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