Flock of Spoonbills at Mosquito Lagoon

Check out this amazing flock of Roseate Spoonbills (along with Ibises, Great White Egrets, and Blue Herons) feeding at Mosquito Lagoon in Titusville, Fl.  We were leaving the preserve after a bike ride and passed this commotion just at the right moment.

To see ONE is amazing. To see a whole flock of hot pink feathers gathered in one place is, in a word, SPECTACULAR.

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Nature-Nerd Alert!!!! Saw this beautiful pink Roseate Spoonbill having dinner in a pond near my house and HAD to stop and capture it! They are so rare on South Florida’s east coast, especially outside of the Everglades.

I may have made a crazy u-turn and broken a few sprinkler heads to illegally park, but it was worth it!

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Morning Commotion!


A huge flock of mockingbirds were going absolutely BONKERS in my backyard this morning. As I made coffee and looked out my kitchen window I figured out why… There was a hawk perched on my bbq!!! It was probably threatening their nests.

Once I went outside for a better photo and inadvertently spooked it away, the commotion was over.