Everglades National Park

Is That The Sun?

Is That the Sun? – While I am certain this Tricolored Heron was looking into the water with the other eye, it certainly does look like maybe he was wondering, “Is that the sun?” During a February trip to South Florida with friends that included day trips to Everglades National Park, we took advantage of […]

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Time To Take A Break 2

Time to Take a Break 2 – After walking around for some time, this Tricolored Heron stopped and just stood statue-still as though it was time to take a break. As this bird stood there, it became more relaxed and the bend in the neck became more pronounced. During a February trip to South Florida

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Time To Take A Break

Time to Take a Break – After walking around for some time, this Tricolored Heron stopped and just stood statue-still as though it was time to take a break. During a February trip to South Florida with friends that included day trips to Everglades National Park, we took advantage of the opportunity to watch and

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Waiting

Waiting -Herons and Egrets seem to be very patient.  After flying into the area this Tri-colored Heron simply stood around as though it was waiting for dinner to come to it.  I watched and photographed the bird for several minutes before seeing any sort of movement indicating there may be some prey within striking distance.

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You Can’t See Me

You can’t see me – While walking on Pa-hay-okee Trail we saw this Tri-colored Heron in the reeds.  I was able to take a few photos from a distance.  Eventually, the bird flew to a more open space and would give me several minutes to get several good photos. During a February trip to South

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Tricolored Heron On The Hunt

Tricolored Heron on the Hunt – This Tricolored Heron was the most photographic bird I had seen all day.  He walked around his territory stopping once every few steps to search the surrounding water for something to eat. During a February trip to South Florida with friends that included day trips to Everglades National Park, we

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