The photos were taken on December 29, 2009 at Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge. A beautiful sunny day with the temperature about 60 degrees F, with a NNE Wind about 10-15 mph. Whatbird: The Black Skimmer is the only bird species in the United States that has a larger lower mandible than upper mandible. At [...]
Monthly Archive for December, 2009
Photographed at Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge on December 28, 2009. A beautiful sunny day with the temperature in the low 60′s F with a 15-20 mph wind out of the NW. Click on Photos to Enlarge
Photographed in Mead Garden, Winter Park, Florida on December 22, 2009. The background color is provided by the Cypress Trees undergoing their Seasonal Change of color. Photographed on Lake Sybelia in Maitland, Florida on December 23, 2009. Click on Photos to Enlarge.
The Florida Scrub-Jays were photographed near Minneola, Florida on December 21, 2009. The Scrub-Jays were so friendly. Three different times they hopped over to where I was standing and scratched around in the grass till they found an insect to eat. They got as close as 1 foot away. I was amazed. This was one [...]
This is the Winter Park, Florida Christmas Tree photographed on December 22, 2008. The lighting of this year’s tree will be held December 07, 2009. Click on Photo to Enlarge. Park Avenue Christmas Tree Video – Video was recorded on December 09, 2006. 11.4 MB – runtime 2:00 HAPPY HOLIDAYS EVERYONE Click on Photo to [...]
Photographed at Lake Eola in Downtown Orlando, Florida on December 19, 2009. The buildings in the background are high rise Condominiums. Today’s weather in Orlando was Partly Cloudy, Windy, and the high temp was 63 degrees F. Click on Photos to Enlarge.
Photographed in Mead Garden, Winter Park, Florida on December 15, 2009. Click on Photo to Enlarge.
Photographed in Mead Garden, Winter Park, Florida on December 13, 2009. Click on Photo to Enlarge.
Posted in Birds on Dec 11th, 2009
Photographed at The Greenwood Urban Wetlands in Orlando, Florida on December 08, 2009. Whatbird: Boat-tailed Grackle: Rarely strays from coastal salt marshes except in Florida where it is also inland. It is found around ponds and streams (Florida peninsula), farmlands, towns and cities. Their range is expanding up the Atlantic coast. They have an unusual [...]