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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

Keys to a Successful Waterfowl Hunt

SNACKS

Snacks are the reason I get out of bed so early on days that we hunt. They are essential to easing morning crankiness and bringing pure delight. 672 more words

Migratory American White Pelicans

These American White Pelicans were spotted at Freedom Pointe Lake and the Torri Pines Golf Pond here in The Villages Florida a week ago.  There are pelicans at several spots here this month.   130 more words

Birds

A Feeding Woodstork at the Golf Pond

This Wood Stork was spotted on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018 on the shore of the lovely little golf course pond at the Torri Pines golf course in The Villages, FL.   124 more words

Nature

Least Sandpiper

I saw a lot of this bird along the shore while turtle-watching in Hawaii. I’m fairly certain he is a Least Sandpiper (Calidris minutilla), but not 100%. 96 more words

Photography

Love is for the Birds-and a Few Other Creatures...

“I found the one my heart loves.” ~ Song of Solomon 3:4

In honor of St. Valentines Day, and also my much-loved, maternal grandmother’s birthday, I pulled some pictures of “couples” I captured in the wild.   17 more words

Nature

Geese in the February Cold!

This 10 February 2018 video shows brent geese in the surf near the Brouwersdam causeway in the Netherlands. See also here. Related articles Secret seaside: the wild dune beaches of the Netherlands Guillemot and long-tailed duck…

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Conservation