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Old Aug 6, 2011, 11:21 AM   #1
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Default Woodpeckers plus Odds'n Ends

The Red-bellied Woodpeckers I posted last week have fledged the nest. The adults were still feeding the chicks away from the nest site. Not a great photo but it documents the activity. Yesterday was slower then usual so I am just posting a few photos from Green Cay Wetlands and Wakodahatchee Wetlands.


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1- Woodpecker feeding chicks

2- Black-crowned Night Heron

3- Green Heron

4- Squirrel having lunch
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Old Aug 6, 2011, 3:02 PM   #2
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Excellent pictures...quality very high.
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These are great Ed. The duckweed is so thick, I have to wonder how the herons can know there's any prey within striking distance.
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What a great series - full of that bright southern sunshine and amazing captures of the "critters" and their behaviors!

Our herons here seem to be sight-hunters, but I suppose they have great hearing as well...
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Great shots, Ed.

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