Nature Walks – Wakodahatchee, 01.12.18

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DSCN5438 Great Egret with lunch.

Nature Walks – Wakodahatchee, 01.12.18

Wakodahatchee is the another one of the nearby wetlands that I periodically visit.  The crowds were here today for the show and such a show.  There were five alligators to see and probably a bunch more that we couldn’t see.  I saw the biggest alligator that I have ever seen in Florida, sprawled out on a muddy bank with his lady love.  I overheard that it’s mating season for the alligators so they’re more active than usual.

Look at the size difference between the mature male and the female gator!  Oh, my.

There was also a sprinkling of large iguanas to be found mostly lurking in the trees or lying on the grass.

DSCN5426 Male iguana. Non-native species.

The Great Blue Herons, Anhingas and Double-crested Cormorants are actively nesting, while the great Wood Storks are still gathering in great numbers hunting for…

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Author: dreamweaver333

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