Tag: alligator farm

Tri-Colored Herons

The Tri-colored herons at the St. Augustine Alligator Farm Rookery are filled with character. It was early June and the first round of nestlings were getting larger and nearly ready to leave the nest. Like Curly, Moe and Larry of the Three Stooges, they sat squawking and squabbling. […]

Herons & Egrets

Some of my favorite birds to watch are in the Heron and Egret family. With their elegant long necks, they are fascinating to watch as they use such stealth while they fish. As a fishing bird, they are quite skittish. They have the eye of an eagle, and […]

Cruisin’ Crescent Beach

There are still a few places on the Florida eastern coast that allows you to drive on the beach.     Crescent Beach just south of St. Augustine Beach is one of those places. With its wide open beach, particularly during low tide, and powder soft sand that squeaks […]