Nature Walk: Green Cay Revisited


Wild Coffee, Green Cay Wetlands

Nature Walks: Green Cay Revisited

Well, today I made one of my first nature walks for a very long time.  Autumn has finally arrived in SE Florida and so have cooler early morning temperatures.  And the beginning of the snowbird stampede as “Season” creeps closer; the official start is November 1st, only days away.

There were plenty of birds, no gators, a couple of turtles, and a lot of people.  I prefer the summer lack of population, but these past summer temperatures often ranging in the low 90’s were too much for me, plus the humidity.  Let us just say I did a lot of swimming rather than walking.

Let the birds do the talking now:


Tri-color Heron


Female Anhinga


Night Heron



Very stern-looking Double Crested Cormorant


An explosion of palms against a blue-bird Florida sky.



Great Blue Heron munching down a small turtle!

It was a lovely walk.  I’ll head out for more.

Enjoy your week!

“Sunny” VaCoupe

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