birds

September 23, 2019

The wading birds of Celebration – EGRETS

Each fall the white egrets return to our ponds to pass the winter.  After spending the summer breeding in rookeries in remote swamps and marshes along the coastlines of  Northern Florida, Georgia and South Carolina, a few travel as family groups to our retention and natural ponds. Some stay for the winter, others continue on

August 27, 2019

Limpkins in Celebration

By Chet Blazak    The Limpkin is the champion of Florida birds for its ability to adapt to a changing environment.  It is a wading bird with striking chocolate brown plumage with pronounced white spotting on its back making it unmistakable. Limpkins are traditionally a food specialist, only eating apple snails. Over the last century due to

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