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A Somewhat Hidden American Purple Gallinule

This American Purple Gallinule was hunkered down among the reeds on the shoreline of Lake Griffin at the Bourlay Nature Park in Leesburg, Florida on April 19, 2018 at about 6:00pm.   141 more words

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Almost Wordless Wednesday: American Alligator

This  young alligator was seen in The Villages, FL at a golf course pond.  Alligators are common in Florida in fresh water marshes, ponds, and lakes.   16 more words

Nature

SWAMPS, MARSHES AND THORNS (Ezekiel 47:11, 2Cor.4:7, 12:1-9)

Prophet Ezekiel’s vision of the restoration, revival and refreshment of Israel as a nation is depicted in form of a river which originated from the temple precincts, specifically from the ALTAR. 413 more words

Double-Crested Cormorants

Double Crested Cormorants are frequently here on our ponds and lakes in the winter months here in The Villages, Florida.  These birds enjoy the warm weather quite a lot and around ponds, lakes, rivers, and both fresh and salt water marsh-lands.   127 more words

Birds

The Dead Marshes

Ah yes, the first, but definitely not the last time we get a test during our scenario’s. This first adventure into the Marshlands just north of Mordor is all about trying to capture… 2,935 more words

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Common Moorhens and Common Coots

Both the Common Moorhens and the Common Coots are here in The Villages, FL during the winter months.  We also have moorhens here all year long but do have many more around in the winter. 146 more words

Birds

Parkgate

One of the delights of living is Cheshire is the occasional visit to Parkgate, a pretty village facing onto the marshes of the estuary of the River Dee. 220 more words

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