Florida Wildlife

Some FUNky facts about the osprey

Osprey

I adventured last week with some fellow nature lovers to Estero Marsh Preserve, a Lee County Conservation 20/20 property in Fort Myers, Florida, where we encountered this beautiful osprey. She was quite vocal and animated about something as we passed…

Poor baby octopus!

Poor baby octopus!, originally uploaded by Erin *~*~*. Poor little guy! I put him back in the water but he was unresponsive. I could see the tracks he made in the sand trying to get back. Saddened!

Bite sized seafood

Bite sized seafood, originally uploaded by Erin *~*~*. A tiny starfish is under investigation by an even to over hermit crab. Appetizer, anyone?

A trail in the sand

A trail in the sand, originally uploaded by Erin *~*~*. A bird was here hunting not too long ago. There are many such trails here.

Nature makes an appearance

Nature makes an appearance, originally uploaded by Erin *~*~*. A king’s crown sunning himself on the edge of a tidal pool. The tide should be coming back in soon to put him to sleep for the evening

Pen shell carnage

Pen shell carnage, originally uploaded by Erin *~*~*. > Unbelievable quantity of pen shells are beached for a quarter mile directly in front of the lighthouse