Enclaves, RiverTown, St Johns, Florida
There He Is - Pileated Woodpecker
I heard his call, then listened for the drumming unil I found what tree he was on.
Finally I was able to get some pictures of this great looking bird with my 70-300mm lens.
Juvenile Turkey Vulture
RiverTown, St Johns, Florida
The turkey vulture is a scavenger and feeds almost exclusively on decaying flesh. RiverTown, St Johns, Florida
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
The Common Gracel is found in large numbers through much of North America. RiverTown, St Johns, Florida
The anhinga does not have waterproof feathers. As a result it can dive and search for underwater prey, including fish and amphibians. It can stay below the surface more easily and for longer periods of time.
The anhinga, sometimes called snakebird, darter, American darter, or water turkey, is a water bird of the warmer parts of the Americas.
The Anhinga species is a large bird and measures approximately 35 inches in length, with a 3.7 foot wingspan.
Ready to fly away in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
The anhinga is sometimes called snakebird, darter, American darter, or water turkey.
Part of the darter family the anhinga hunts by spearing fishes and other small prey using its sharp, slender beak. This is a female.
The Enclaves, RiverTown, St Johns, Florida
The Enclaves Pond, RiverTown, St Johns, Florida
It is found on all continents except Antarctica. Picture taken from Riverfront Park, RiverTown, St Johns, Florida.
Florida State Bird - RiverTown, St Johns, Florida
The state bird of Florida, northern mockingbirds can imitate the chirps of 35 different bird species. RiverTown, St Johns, Florida
Male Pileated Woodpecker
St Johns, Florida
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