South Florida: Photos and Videos4:00 PM
After our recent adventure in South Florida we have brought back some photos and videos from our birding and wildlife encounters. Enjoy!
several species of herons such as Tricolored Herons...
park in the US and is home to a wide variety of birds.
The Shark Valley Visitors Center of the Everglades National Park
is one of the best places to see one of Florida's most endangered
birds, the Snail Kite.
roped off for their protection.
Signs mark the burrows as belonging to an owl
or tortoise and warn against disturbing the animals.
Some of the Gopher Tortoise burrows are beside roads
and local residents keep a close watch on the tortoises.
We spotted this Limpkin at the side of the road foraging for food.
It was one of 10 Limpkins observed in only two days!
this juvenile was observed solo in a wetland.
the 'Snake-Necked Bird' and 'Water Turkey'. They
are easily spotted in the water, flying overhead and
perched on trees like this female.