Nature Walks – Winter in Green Cay, Palm Beach County, Florida

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Nature Walks – Winter in Green Cay Wetlands Preserve, 02.18.19

A northerner would be hard-pressed to recognize the season as being “winter” today — but, hey, that’s Florida, especially SE Florida where the temperatures are crawling back up into the low 80’s during the day, again.  And the humidity seems to be increasing as well if my light dewy sweat was any indication… It is “walk slow” and drink lots of fluids time.

There were lots of birds today, mostly egrets, ibis, cormorants, and Anhingas… and other little flitting varieties which I never seem to be able to catch in a photograph.  And, oh yes, the Painted Buntings have made their wintertime appearance.  The males are sure colorful little birds!

And here are some photos… yes, there was an alligator sighting today…

DSCN6572 Painted Bunting pair.

DSCN6575 Female Anhinga

DSCN6579 Snowy Egret

DSCN6580 Snoozing Female Alligator

DSCN6586 Teals

DSCN6590 Wood Stork

DSCN6596 Glossy Ibis

DSCN6613 A quartet of…

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