THE PREHISTORIC LOOKING WOOD STORK
|A Wood Stork dwarfs over a Snowy Egret, Big Cypress National Preserve, FLA; 12/26/2012.|
|Alligators lounging on the banks of the canal, Oasis Visitor Center, Big Cypress Preserve, FLA; 12/26/2012.|
|A Wood Stork looking very prehistoric coming for a landing, Oasis Visitor Center, Big Cypress Preserve, FLA; 12/26/2012.|
As we were ready to depart, a small group of Roseate Spoonbills flew over. This area was a fantastic spot for Florida birding - at least a dozen different species of birds in less than a half hour without walking more than a few yards.
|Another Wood Stork approaching a pond in the Everglades National Park; 12/28/2012.|
|The same Wood Stork, Eco Pond, Everglades National Park; 12/28/2012.|