The Little Nuthatch — common gallinule


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A quick peek at some of the birds at Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive last week!      

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Bird watching afternoon.

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Summer at Viera Wetlands.

black-bellied whistling duck common gallinule limpkin night heron viera wetlands

Made it out to Viera Wetlands for the sunrise a couple weeks ago. Good day. There were loads of herons and egrets, some shorebirds, and the first Kingfisher I'd seen in a while. And, Common Gallinule babies! So many there of all ages. I love them, they are such ugly-cute babies.  

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Summer bird watching.

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I went to Viera Wetlands last Friday. Not too many photos from the trip, but I did see lots of little ones, and some cool sights as always... the Great Blue Heron wrestling a Giant Salamander definitely stood out! Sorry I didn't get a photo of that, it was something that could not be seen without the help of my amazing binoculars! This is my first summer spent bird watching and I have to say that even though there are a lot more birds in winter, there are some amazing things to see in summer. I've seen birds courting, nesting,...

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