The Little Nuthatch — merritt island nwr


alligator merritt island nwr roseate spoonbill

Every winter I go birdwatching at Black Point Drive, on Merritt Island. It is a beautiful trail that you drive and has many places to walk around. Today was cold and VERY windy so we didn't get out of the car much. The water was high and choppy and the birds were sometimes having trouble flying in all that wind. There were not a many birds as usual, although still plenty, and we also saw an alligator and an otter that walked right across the road! It was lovely, I am never disappointed when I go there, and always inspired!...

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Canon SD love, birding.

great egret merritt island nwr mushrooms roseate spoonbill

My new camera arrived, the Canon SD1000 to replace my old Canon SD110 which had decided that all pictures should be purple. Well, the SD has certainly improved in the last two years- it's smaller and the pictures are larger and sharper. I am so pleased! To try it out, I took a walk in the afternoon and photographed some mushrooms.   The next morning I went to the birding trail in Merritt Island. Unfortunately I forgot my binoculars, and I was pressed for time, but I love the trail and would be happy with any time spent there. It's...

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