Nature Walk, October 25, 2017 – Cool Down

Courtesy of Blue Dragon Journal

Blue Dragon Journal

DSCN4348Nature Walk, October 25, 2017 – Cool Down

After sweltering through upper 80’s F and humidity all late spring, summer and early autumn, the local temperatures have finally dropped into the more comfortable lower 70’s, at least for a day or two.  It was heavenly to feel a strong breeze this morning as I began my walk at Green Cay.  Some folks were bundled up in sweaters, but a t-shirt was enough for me.

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There were some new babies today.  The black-bellied whistling ducks had a new brood of fuzzy gray-brown chicks.  With the cooler temperatures, there was more activity around the marsh.  I saw glossy ibis, white ibis, roseate spoonbills, egrets, herons, anhingas, bitterns, as well as black buzzards and osprey playing in the thermals above.

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Dawn had seen heavy rain falling in the Delray and Boynton Beach neighborhoods, but by late morning, the sky was filled with high…

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