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|2/17-25/2016 A wonderful camping trip took us south to the Everglades National Park, FL. From there, we
wandered north via various parks. We caught a Buff-bellied Hummingbird near Homestead, nesting
Osprey and a Great White Heron in the Everglades, American Bittern at Green Cay, and hunting Snail
Kites at Indian River Wetlands among many other birds. (Click NEXT PAGE below for more...)
|2/24/2016 Viera Wetlands and Kissimmee Prairie Preserve SP, FL: The end of our trip took us to Viera
where we saw a White Ibis chowing down a huge frog and a Roseate Spoonbill hunting along the banks.
While there were many other birds, we focused on a Ring-necked Duck flock, the members of which
insisted on being our good friends for over an hour. We have never seen them this close and unafraid.
|2/24/2016 Viera Wetlands and Kissimmee Prairie Preserve SP, FL: From the prairie, we caught a
White-eyed Vireo taking a bath, numerous Red-shouldered Hawk individuals, a Loggerhead Shrike , an
Eastern Meadowlark , a Crested Caracara , a Wood Stork family, and a 1st year Red-winged Blackbird.
|3/8/2016 St. Augustine's Alligator Farm Rookery, FL: Roseate Spoonbill and Wood Stork pairs were
creating nests but it looked like one huge bridal shower with all the Great Egrets in breeding plumage!