Castaway Island Preserve - Jacksonville, Florida
Creatures I saw at the preserve on May 21, 2012 and November 23, 2015.
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Bald eagle perched on a tree on the far end of the perserve.
A great egret.
A juvenile wood stork. This bird will lose the feathers and coloring on its head as it matures.
This wood stork was flying through the air with its feet downward for a while before it finally came down and landed.
Snowy egret coming in for a landing.
Snowy egret on left and tricolored heron on right.
Marsh rabbit (it's a swimmer!)
Wood storks in flight.
All photos © S. M. Garver