Least Terns: Protective Parents Seen and Heard

May 30, 2016 - One of the joys of living in Florida full-time is noticing least terns return each spring to find nesting territory. Aft...
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Share the Beach with Birds

May 23, 2016 - Did you know that not all birds nest in trees? This time of year, though, I watch where I step because the nests, eggs a...
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Will the Future be Rosy for Spoonbills?

May 23, 2016 - Some people confuse spoonbills with flamingos, since both birds are large and pink. These huge wading birds stand almost...
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Bunnies Are a Sign of Spring

May 23, 2016 - Rabbits appear everywhere this time of year: in stores, gardens, marshes and in the arms of children. Because of their f...
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The Ancient Gentle Gopher Tortoise

May 23, 2016 - The gopher tortoise, the Florida state tortoise, is one of the oldest living species, originating from a group of tortoi...
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Fox in the Neighborhood

May 14, 2016 - “There’s the coyote the golf course is trying to trap,” said my instructor. “That’s not a coyote, that’s a red fox,” I s...
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Majestic Eagles Return

May 11, 2016 - A bald eagle soared high above Lemon Bay, searching for fish, as its powerful seven-foot wings beat the air. Bald eagles...
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The Future of Florida Black Bears

May 11, 2016 - As a wildlife photographer, I’ve enjoyed several trips to northern Minnesota to photograph black bears foraging for food...
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