White Ibis, Great Egret, and Muscovy Ducks

Originally posted on Wildlifewatcher's Blog:
Young Adult White Ibis White Ibis have been occasionally strolling around the neighborhood looking for tasty bites in the lawns and gardens here.  Our weather has been rainy with nearly daily thunderstorms happening in the afternoon hours.  I have not been out and about much both due to the weather and my husband being ill. I did go out… Continue reading White Ibis, Great Egret, and Muscovy Ducks

Great Blue Herons in Central Florida

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Great Blue Herons are commonly seen here in Central Florida including The Villages.  These wading birds are very tall, are grey, black, and white with a long sharp yellow bill.  The Great Blue Herons are wading birds that frequent ponds, marshes, rivers, and lakes. The Great Blue Herons are champion hunters as they eat a wide variety of different… Continue reading Great Blue Herons in Central Florida

White Pelican, Cormorants, Heron, Egrets, Egyptian Geese and Ducks

Originally posted on Wildlifewatcher's Blog:
Double-crested Cormorants at the Freedom Pointe Lake Wading birds, ducks, exotic geese, cormorants, and egrets were all spotted in The Villages, FL this past weekend.  It was so fun to see five resident White Pelicans at the Nancy Lopez course.  Those pelicans have now been here for the past three years and apparently do not migrate North with the… Continue reading White Pelican, Cormorants, Heron, Egrets, Egyptian Geese and Ducks