An adult Black-crowned Night-Heron seen at left accompanied by a juvenile wing their way through the skies over Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge early one morning. From the OspreyWatch project.
More images of some of the Boynton Beach, Florida, Green Cay Nature Center wildlife from a late July visit. Florida Cooter basking on a palm tree trunk jutting out over the water. American Alligator on the prowl. I usually only see Green Herons from a distance given their skittish nature, so I was amazed and thrilled when this one landed momentarily near where I was standing. Tricolored Heron striking at prey in the water. Black-crowned Night-heron in flight. The Sun […]
Categories: Nature • Tags: American Alligator, Anhinga, Black-bellied Whistling-Duck, Black-crowned Night-Heron, Boynton Beach, Cormorant, Dragonfly, Florida, Green Cay, Green Cay Nature Center, Green Heron, Mottled Duck, Tricolored Heron