Two immature ibises landed in our back yard, not far from the bird feeder, and foraged for insects and grubs. Meanwhile a young squirrel looked on disapprovingly after scurrying back to the tree to avoid the approaching ibises. It made a couple of aggressive advances, but always retreated to avoid the long, curved beaks. Finally,Continue reading “Juvie Jive”
One more late afternoon delight during a boat ride.
The weather forecast called for some frost with a low around 30. They only missed by 4-5 degrees—THE WRONG DIRECTION! That’s for the birds! (Though the birds might not agree.) Fortunately our feathered friends are coping, I saw a flock of white ibises at the top of a nearby tree catching the first rays ofContinue reading “Florida Ice!?!”