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Big Talbot, Little Talbot and Merrit Island NWR

by on Mar.31, 2019, under Locations

My previous post chronicled Day Two of my 9-day photo expedition to Florida, the bird rookery at St. Augustine Alligator Farm. Today, Day Three, we headed to Big Talbot and Little Talbot State Park areas just south of Amelia Island, outside Jacksonville.

White Pelicans, Black Point Wildlife Drive, Merritt Island NWR
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St. Augustine Alligator Farm Bird Rookery

by on Mar.23, 2019, under Locations, Rants, Raves & Ramblings

If you read my previous post, “The Florida Bird Haven Myth”, you already know how disappointed I was with the lack of quantity and diversity of birds on my 9-day adventure across Florida. The full day spent at the bird rookery at St. Augustine’s Alligator Farm hardly lived up to my expectations, based on the reports and stories I read in preparation for the trip.

Roseate Spoonbills at St. Augustine Alligator Farm bird rookery
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