Tag Archive for Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve

Looking for lunch

Looking for lunch, originally uploaded by Erin aka Tink*~*~*. Hard to tell from this distance, but that’s either a juvenile egret (wrong season for juveniles, maybe) or else it’s a little blue heron without breeding colors. Sent from my Nokia…

A boggy spot

A boggy spot, originally uploaded by Erin aka Tink*~*~*. It rained recently so I’m thankful for the couple of miles of boardwalk that wind their way through the swamp, helping to keep our feet dry Sent from my Nokia N97

Look who’s getting a tan

Look who’s getting a tan, originally uploaded by Erin aka Tink*~*~*. On my way home from the bookstore, I decided to stop in at the Six Mile Cypress Slough (swamp) in Fort Myers. Here’s a baby gator taking in some…

The Yellow Rat Snake

Snake_Collage, originally uploaded by Erin aka Tink*~*~*. Before he swam away, I was able to snap a few pictures of the yellow rat snake I encountered in the Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve, Fort Myers, Florida. January 15th 2011

This walk is too short!

This walk is too short!, originally uploaded by Erin aka Tink*~*~*. I really like the slough but it’s too short. Need more options – might head for Collier’s swamp one of these days Sent from my Nokia N97

The boardwalk through the slough

The boardwalk through the slough, originally uploaded by Erin aka Tink*~*~*. Big excitement – just saw a snake hunting in the water! Will post pic when I get home Sent from my Nokia N97