It had been a bright sunshiny day on April 2nd when we went to St. Marks Wildlife Refuge for a full day of birding. As we were doing the last bit of birding, the sun that had shined bright all day was peaking through the palm trees and passed the salt marsh.
The Purple Gallinule is one of the most colorful birds in North America. They are found in the southernmost part of the United States, along the coasts of Mexico, South America and throughout Central America.
The feature image is the best veggie sandwich on the planet. Fresh Italian bread, cream cheese (instead of mayo), cucumbers, spring mix lettuce, carrots, cherry tomatoes and avocado. Add a little salt and pepper and viola! YUM YUM! We had a picnic after birding all morning at Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge in Folkston, Georgia.
We always pack our folding chairs and folding tables with us so we can make a picnic anywhere. We are very creative when it comes to being outside and one with nature.
This part of Death Valley is 282 feet (85.5 meters) below sea level. We were only part of the way down towards the bottom.
A day off sitting under the beach umbrella slathered in sunscreen, watching the birds fly over, closing your eyes listening to the waves crash upon the shoreline transforms the busy mind of the day to day and takes you to a place of euphoria.
Birds were frantically feeding and flying around as storms approached Jacksonville, Florida. We had been in a Tornado Watch all day and as it got closer, we were in a Tornado Warning.
This Gray Catbird was hanging out in the open (not usual) near the end of the 11 mile (17.7 km) driving trail known as Black Point Drive.
The lyrics take us on a journey of the destruction of natural habitat, financial gain, the devastation of the Seminole Indian people and progress.