Tag Archive for birds

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…

Shooting a heron in the swamp

Shooting a heron in the swamp, originally uploaded by Erin *~*~*. We have seen mostly turtles and tiny birds, but as we turned up to the Pop Ash Pond, we caught sight of a night heron.

Hiking in Corkscrew Swamp today

Hiking in Corkscrew Swamp today, originally uploaded by Erin *~*~*. I received a "reunion" invite from one of my Florida Master Naturalist instructors, so here I am. Hope to see some interesting critters today!

Old-world charm with a modern world backdrop

Old-world charm with a modern world backdrop, originally uploaded by Erin *~*~*. I ambled down to the Caloosahatchee River from Ford’s caretaker’s-cottage-turned-gift-shop and sat on a bench. Immediately, the wind coaxed a song from the giant stands of bamboo that…