Birds and Wildlife – Episode 1

Anyone who visits coastal Florida or the lakes and rivers, or the great Everglades wetlands, is sure to see a rich variety of birdlife. Not to forget the American alligator, sometimes referred to colloquially as a gator, a large crocodilian reptile endemic to the southeastern United States.

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Alligator

These are just a few images from around Lake Tohopekaliga today. The weather, warm but a little overcast with ideal light for outdoor detail photography.

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A young Crackle waiting to be fed
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Closeup of an alligator
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Alligator scales and eyes
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Looking out over Lake Toho
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An unusual wading bird
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Anahinga and a Crackle having a bath
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Limpkin modelling for a portrait
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Redwing in full song….tweet-tweet

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