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December Okefenokee Wildlife Notes: Otters are seen swimming in the lakes and boat trails as alligators become less active. Wading birds are prominent as they forage amid the prairies. Wood Ducks and teal can be see throughout the swamp.
Fall migration of land birds includes Red-eyed Vireos, American Redstarts, Black and White Warblers and HermitThrushes all arriving to winter. Fall fishing improves as daytime temperatures lower. Yellow-eyed grasses, Swamp Loosestrife, and other fall wildflowers are in bloom.
The great Fall movement picks up speed with various species of vireos, warblers and thrushes arriving on their way south. Mixed-flocks are typical occurrences, and identification is sometimes a challenge. Black and white warlbers are noticeable among the crowd in … Continue reading