We spent several days driving and shooting around various parts of
Bird photography is a popular type of photography but it is not as easy as some of the other types of photography that you can do while traveling. The first problem is
The Celery Fields, just east of Sarasota, Florida is around 360 acres owned by Sarasota County and is used as a primary flood mitigation zone. It is managed by the county Storm Water and Sarasota County Parks & Recreation departments. The Sarasota Audubon Society helps manage the area & their volunteers man the pavilions and give bird tours of the area. The area was formerly used as farmland where they grew various crops but primarily celery, hence the name! I have driven by this area many times on my way to other destinations and it looked like a great place for our Florida birds. The name of the place came up in a conversation during the week so when I contacted my photography buddy about a place to visit this weekend I included the Celery Fields. He had been there a few years ago and said there were
I have been itching to checkout a new place in Florida that I have been following on Facebook for a few months. Lake Apopka North Shore Wildlife Drive (aka Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive) is a relatively new preserve but has a lot to offer. It is only a little over an hour from home
After two trips to Cape Coral, FL looking for Burrowing Owls babies, we finally found some!
Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge is located next to Kennedy Space Center on the Florida’s east coast. This land was purchased as part of the space center but was left undeveloped and is now managed by the US Dept of the Interior. You can see some of the launch sites and the large vehicle assembly building from the park. The area is made up of a variety of typical Florida landscapes,
Circle B Bar Reserve is a park that belongs to the Southwest Florida Water Management District. It has a lot of water but…
The temperature is perfect here in Florida for birding, I just wish we had a little more…