Okefenokee Bittern: Hidden in Plain Sight

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American Bittern; Okefenokee Swamp Georgia. March 13, 2019. ©http://www.williamwisephoto.com My daughter and I were only ten minutes into a four-day canoe trip through the Okefenokee Swamp in Georgia and already we had missed something! As we were paddling up the channel to Billy’s Lake from the Stephen C. Foster State Park boat ramp, we pulled to the… Continue reading Okefenokee Bittern: Hidden in Plain Sight

Birding the Okefenokee: Pileated Woodpecker

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Pileated Woodpecker; Okefenokee Swamp Georgia. March 13, 2019. Please don’t steal my work. Legally use my photo by downloading at Dreamstime.com. A loud call breaks the warm, still afternoon air. “Are there monkeys in the Okefenokee Swamp?”, my young daughter asks. “No. That’s a bird”, I tell her. “Watch over there.” In a moment, a flaming red… Continue reading Birding the Okefenokee: Pileated Woodpecker

The Okefenokee Swamp – Morning on Billy’s Lake

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Okefenokee Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, Georgia. Morning on Billy’s Lake. ©http://www.williamwisephoto.com. Use this photo legally by downloading at Dreamstime.com. Thursday, March 12, 2015 – After a breakfast of freeze-dried biscuits and gravy, we loaded the cooler and our packs for a full day of paddling. We were going to press further up the Suwanee River than on… Continue reading The Okefenokee Swamp – Morning on Billy’s Lake