Tag Archives: Punta Gorda History Park

Great Horned Owls at the Punta Gorda History Park

Just a few shots of the Great Horned Owls which have taken over the eagles nest next to the History Park.  The babies are getting bigger and should be becoming more active over the next couple of weeks.  Once that … Continue reading

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A few first impressions of the Nikon Coolpix P7100

I was looking for a decent walkaround camera for the days I didn’t want to pack all the gear and head out for a few hours just shooting photos.  I looked at a number of point and shoots but none … Continue reading

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Around town

I took a short run to a couple of my favorite places in town. The History Park and a nearby golf course. The owls are still at the history park but, photographically, they are pretty uninteresting. Owls sit very, very … Continue reading

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A couple of bugs

I’m involved in a project to document the Hibiscus flowers at the Punta Gorda History Park.  They are important to the Historical Society which runs the park because Harry Goulding, one of the world’s most reknown hibiscus hybridizers worked in Punta Gorda.  … Continue reading

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Another trip to the History Park

Still a great place in Punta Gorda to spend some time.  The Hibiscus are coming in to bloom and there is an abundance of birds in the park.  The craft shop in the Trabue Land Office has a list of … Continue reading

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An hour at the Punta Gorda History Park

I decided to take a walk around the history park this morning just to see what the activity was like.  There are no eagles on the nest this year but still plenty of other activity around. This Grackle was sitting … Continue reading

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Extreme Sports for Squirrels

Yesterday, I went to the Punta Gorda History Park to see what our local urban eagles were up to. The male must have been out hunting and the female was just sitting on a perch above the nest. I noticed … Continue reading

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