Beautiful Great Horned Owl hidding in a tree.
The limpkin, also called "carrao", "courlan", and "crying bird".
On The Prowl
An Egret looking for food (or a mate?) at a grassy lake. Such a beautiful bird.
An Egret coming in for a landing at a grassy pond. So majestic.
A single tree watches over this cow pasture. The cows seem to like the tree's shade, the tree probably enjoys the fertilizer.
Cows grazing in a pasture. Doing what cows do.
An Anhinga drying it's feathers.
White Ibis Wading
White Ibis wades in a lake looking for food. You can see whether dripping from it's beak.
White Ibis Hiding
White Ibis, also known as "Florida chickens", forages for food near a lake.
This Osprey was perched here for a while. Look at those talons! Beautiful bird.
A bee gathering nectar from a flower and pollenating it.
At Bok Tower Gardens
Parrots are Fort DeSoto park. They were harassing a smaller bird that lived in that tree.
Suncoast Primate Sanctuary, Florida
Beautiful Great Egret relaxing in the reeds.
Beautiful Osprey looking for it's next meal, or maybe it's mate.
Low Fly'in Pelican
This Brown Pelican is flying low over the water, maybe looking for a fish to scoop up.
A young alligator relaxing in a lake.
Alligator relaxing in the afternoon sun.
Brown Pelican taking off from the water.
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