Monthly Archives: July 2012

Okefenokee Boat Tours

Recent rains have brought the water levels up in the Okefenokee to a place we have not seen in a few years. Thus  making  it great for exploring the swamp with a boat tour. Come enjoy a relaxing nature filled … Continue reading

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Special Cabin Rentals

Make accommodation reservations now, during this season to rent our Deluxe and Basic cabins, as well as enjoying one of our unique guided Swamp Tours. Right now is a great time to be here, rains have improved water levels in … Continue reading

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September Wildlife Notes

September Okefenokee Wildlife Notes: Fall migration of land birds includes Red-eyed Vireos, American Redstarts, Black and White Warblers and Hermit Thrushes all arriving to winter. Fall fishing improves as daytime temperatures lower. Yellow-eyed grasses, Swamp Loosestrife, and other fall wildflowers … Continue reading

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August Wildlife Notes

August Okefenokee Wildlife Notes: Wildlife is most active during the cooler hours of morning and evening. Small flocks of blue-winged teal begin to arrive, signaling the beginning of the fall migration. Alligator young hatch and leave the nest, and may … Continue reading

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July Wildlife Notes

July Okefenokee Wildlife Notes: Young herons, egrets and ibis, now fully fledged, leave the rookeries.  Wood storks may be observed feeding in the prairies.  Look for red-headed woodpeckers and pine warblers in pine forest uplands.   Loblolly Bay is in bloom.  … Continue reading

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June Wildlife Notes

June Okefenokee Wildlife Notes: Many species of frogs are heard during the evenings including chorus, green tree, pig carpenter. Gopher Tortoises can be seen near their burrows in the late afternoon. Sweet-bay Magnolia and white lilies bloom. Bream fishing is … Continue reading

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Birding Notes for August

Sheila’s Birding Notes for August, Fewer songs are heard as most birds have finished nesting. Common nighthawks continue to feed in the skies at dusk. Resident wood duck populations are at their peak with all ages of young present. Some … Continue reading

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July Birding Notes

Sheila’s birding Notes for July, Wading-bird-young-of-the-year leave their nursery sites.   The raspy calls of juvenile red-shouldered and red-tailed hawks are heard routinely as they try to convince their parents to continue feedings.  Chimney swifts begin to gather in big … Continue reading

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June Birding Notes

Sheila’s birding Notes for June, Common nighthawks and chuck-will’s-widows increase their courtship calls. Eastern kingbirds & red-headed woodpeckers aggressively defend their territories. Yellow-billed cuckoos are active at their nests. Young birds of green herons, Nothern cardinals, pileated woodpeckers, white-eyed vireos … Continue reading

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