Monthly Archives: January 2013

February Wildlife Notes

The rites of spring start arriving to the swamp as Ospreys begin nesting,  you can observe aerial courtship displays of red-tailed hawks, Southern Leopard Frogs can be heard calling.  Ferns raise new fiddleheads, early blooming wildflowers, such as Neverwet, Arrowhead … Continue reading

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February Birding Notes

Sheila’s Birding Notes for February Barred owl courtship is well underway, while osprey, sandhill crane, and brown-headed nuthatch are just beginning theirs.   Pine warblers are heard trilling in the treetops.  Wood duck are in pairs.   During the last … Continue reading

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January Wildlife Notes

Big numbers of birds winter throughout the swamp you will find Sandhill Crane and Ibis particularly abundant near the junction of Grand and Chesser prairies and in the vicinity of Gannet Lake. Wood Ducks, Hooded Mergansers, and teal can be … Continue reading

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January Birding Notes

Big numbers of birds winter throughout the swamp you will find Sandhill Crane and Ibis particularly abundant near the junction of Grand and Chesser prairies and in the vicinity of Gannet Lake. Wood Ducks, Hooded Mergansers, and teal can be … Continue reading

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Cabins are available

We still have cabins and camping available at Okefenokee Pastimes at the entrance of Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge. Email or call 912-496-4472 Tues thru Sat 2 to 6 pm and make your reservation.

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