Florida Box Turtle
Stranded in our pool.
Great blue heron
The largest and most widespread heron in North America.
Large, gray bird with long legs and long, "S"-shaped neck. Long, thick bill. White crown stripe with black plume extending from behind eye to off the back of the neck. Shaggy feathers on neck and back. Bluish gray back, wings, and belly. Reddish or gray neck.
Crossing the sidewalk into the bushes.
Eating off the bottom
Playing in the shallows
two in basic plumage
Kennedy Space Center,
Brevard Co., Florida
6 March 1997
Crossing the road from south to north.
On a royal palm tree
Resting on white bird of paradise
Hidden on trunk of palm tree
On the street and then climbing the trees