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Monthly Archive for November, 2009

Here are some photos from Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge taken on November 05, 2009. Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1963 as an overlay of NASA’s John F. Kennedy Space Center.  Consisting of 140,000 acres, the Refuge provides a wide variety of habitats:  coastal dunes, saltwater estuaries and marshes, freshwater impoundments, scrub, […]

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Crested Caracara

Photographed alongside SR 46 between Geneva, Florida and the St. John’s River on November 05, 2009. Not far from the Geneva Tavern. This is my first time seeing a Crested Caracara in the wild. I heard they lived in this area so I decided to take this road to and from Merritt Island National Wildlife […]

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Eastern Phoebe – Juvenile

Photographed alongside Lust Road near Lake Apoka, Florida on November, 04, 2009. Whatbird: Small flycatcher with dark gray-brown upperparts and slightly darker wings and tail. Underparts are pale with hint of olive-brown or yellow on sides and breast. Bill, legs, and feet are black. Sexes are similar. Click on Photo to Enlarge.

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Anhinga

The top two photos were taken in Mead Garden, Winter Park, Florida on November 02, 2009. I took the third photo in February 2009 at Lake Woodruff in Volusia County. The bird struggled with this fish for the longest time. The Anhinga eventually lost it as the fish flipped into the water. These birds are […]

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Limpkin

Photographed at Lake Lotus Park, Altamonte Springs, Florida on October 30, 2009. This bird was calling a friend or mate from atop the “Lake Lotus Viewing Room” on Lake Lotus. I could hear a distant Limpkin returning the call. Photographed on Lake Ivanhoe, Orlando, Florida on December 28, 2008. Whatbird: Large, unique marsh bird with […]

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