Saturday May 21, 2016

Full Moon!

Category: Independence — Ian C. @ 8:12 pm

Clear skies, great view of tonights Full Moon:

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Tuesday May 10, 2016

Time to leave?

Category: Independence — Ian C. @ 8:50 pm

A month ago the young Great Blue Heron were pretty small guys, but now it looks to me like they are as big as their parents and they should be leaving the nest – clearly, they’re not ready yet!

Saturday April 23, 2016

Florida Cotton Rat

Category: Independence,Video — Ian C. @ 8:25 pm

At least, Cotton Rat is the best guess I can make for this animal. We saw these 4-5″ rodents long ago along the edge of a nearby lake, and never saw them again for more than a year – and suddenly they are back, so I took my high zoom camera to get some close-ups while I have the chance!

I recorded and edited some video, too: