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Palm Warbler

As we ride out the COVID pandemic and plan for a safe re-opening in the next few weeks or months I have been looking back at some of my favorite tour photos including this pair of “Palm Warblers” perched in a Cabbage Palmetto (Sabal palmetto). It’s an atypical plant (palms are not true trees!) for…

The Great White Heron

Great White Heron From a distance this striking white bird looks like a massive Great Egret (Ardea alba) but the resemblances are limited to white plumage and an S-shaped neck. As I approached I could tell it was a Great White Heron (Ardea herodias occidentalis), a subspecies of the Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) found predominantly in the…