A Senior’s First Ride on the Xooter Mg

Yesterday, I headed back to Camp Milton, in Duval County (FL) to take my new Xooter-Mg for a test-run. The Xooter Mg is very portable and consumed only a small amount of trunk space in my Chevy Sonic. To keep it from sliding, I packed the sides with some old, clean towels. The first walkwaysContinue reading “A Senior’s First Ride on the Xooter Mg”

Contact FWC for Wildlife Offenses in Florida

Sunday, I visited Spoonbill Pond at Big Talbot Island. At this particular park, one can log 30 or more species within a few hours’ time. The birds are accustomed to people, and often come close enough to photograph with a 30x optical-zoom camera. Spoonbill Pond abuts a beach and is separated from it by aContinue reading “Contact FWC for Wildlife Offenses in Florida”

Birding in Cold Weather

When I began birding with Duval County Audubon Society (Florida), I expected an outing to be cancelled when the temperature fell below 50 degrees (10 degrees Celsius). Instead, there was a large group eagerly anticipating the sighting of a rare bird – the Red-cockaded Woodpecker. When I saw photos of the group, I looked asContinue reading “Birding in Cold Weather”