Our count ended up being 5 eagles spotted and 2 nests but we also saw other wildlife of course. One of the nests was in a tree right next to the road and mom eagle gave me a great sequence of shots.
|beautiful but where are the tall trees and eagles nests??|
of course there are alligators
|wetland birds kept popping up here and there for an appearance|
|Ahh, a nest in a tree conveniently right next to the road, do I see a white head??|
after watching her for a bit she
decided to call for her mate
and hopped up on top of the
|took a good look at us......|
and started looking around and
calling for her mate.
then she took off to the other
side of the open field and met
up with him.....
|where they hung out for a few minutes and had a nice chat|
|then she returned to the nest....|
|....and settled herself back in|
|I almost walked into a large web with this banana spider in the middle!|
|on the way out of the area I took this pic of a nest across a large field....|
|when I looked at the pic at home I saw the eagle!|
Just outside the WMA we came across sandhill cranes and caracaras in the same field!
the pair of caracaras were
collecting building material
for their nest in this nearby palm
|after our adventure, we met up with DeeAnn and enjoyed trivia night at the Crooked Can Brewery|