Nature Walks – Whacked out at Wako, 04.05.18
Ah, another day, another wetlands preserve. This time I headed to Wakodahatchee for the first time in about a month! The last time I was there the parking situation was very tight; today, it wasn’t a problem. Apparently, a lot of our temporary visitors have returned to northern climes once again, after the recent Passover and Easter holiday weekend.
Fuzzy baby Wood Storks
This time of the year, Wakodahatchee is a baby nursery for birds, lots of noisy, smelly baby birds. The local Wood Stork nurseries were filled with half-grown fuzzy youngsters, sometimes all joining in on a chorus as their patient parents arrive to the feed the next generation.
Grooming Great Egret
Half-grown Anhingas were preening themselves in the sunshine, perched on the pond apple trees. The trees have recently burst into their full greenery, with some displaying their…
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