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Circle B Bar Reserve


On the northwest shore of Lake Hancock, Circle B Bar Reserve is a former cattle ranch that today boasts a wide variety of plants and animals. You can see several distinct ecosystems in this reserve of 1,267 acres.


Roseate Spoonbill Nest?


It was overcast and cool (for Florida). On my last trip to the Park, I found an area West of the boat launch that flows into the river. It had a variety of birds, and I was hoping to see more Spoonbills.


Myakka River State Park


Myakka River State Park is one of Florida's largest, oldest, and most diverse natural areas. It flows through 58 square miles of wetlands, prairies, and pinelands.


Cardinal Tree Bath

It's been scorching here the last few days, and we got a nice shower last night. While eating breakfast, I watched this Northern Cardinal enjoy the wet tree leaves.


Backyard Birding

I've been working on setting up some bird feeders in a small tree just outside my office. I took the screen out of the window, giving me a perfect view to capture birds.


Nesting Sandhill Cranes

I spotted this Sandhill Crane over a month ago sitting on a nest in a small wetland area near our house. It's my first time seeing Cranes on a nest.