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December Wildlife Notes

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.

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December Birding Notes

Sheila’s Birding Notes for December Wading birds and ducks are typical bird-types encountered in the wet areas. Gray catbirds call from thickets, and ruby-crowned kinglets fuss from the trees. A vermilion flycatcher may be here for one of its irregular … Continue reading

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July 2011 Birding

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 flocks. … Continue reading

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