On our way to the Caribbean, we arrived a day early and made a day trip to Everglades National Park.
trails are flat, either wooden or well maintained, and provide
absolutely stunning views of wildlife. Here's Kyle, taking a
picture of an alligator.
times, there is so much wildlife, you get at least two types in your
camera frame at one time. Here's a Black Crowned Night Heron and
And a Black Crowned Night Heron, in the day, with lunch.
And here's an Anhinga, a Wood Stork, and a Great Egret.
The one, the only Roseate Spoonbill.
This is a Brandt's Cormorant, attempting to take off.
Egrets can fly, too!
I think these are Black Vultures. Whatever they are, they're in a serious argument.
This pelican appears to have found his lunch for the day, too.
This butterfly was nice enough to hold still long enough for me to take it's picture.
And, in case one alligator in the first picture wasn't enough for you, here's a few more.
sign is of no particular significance, just to people from Colorado
it's pretty funny to see a sign about a 3 feet high pass...