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Savannah National Wildlife Refuge; 14 March 2014

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Savannah – Even though the weather wasn’t promising, I took a ride over to the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge yesterday morning. It turned out to be a wonderful ride through the refuge with only a short period of mist and the photography conditions turned out not to be all that bad after all.

Spring is definitely on the way. Leaves are beginning to bud out, flowers are beginning to bloom, and brown is turning to green! The migratory waterfowl are almost all gone except for a few Blue Winged Teal and some American Coots. Alligators are coming out in bigger numbers and yesterday I saw a lot of young and small Alligators. The Red Winged Blackbirds red flashes are brighter and there could be hint of the Anhinga’s blue faces for mating season beginning to show…

Male and female Blue Winged Teal at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Male and female Blue Winged Teal at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Male and female Blue Winged Teal at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Male and female Blue Winged Teal at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Young alligators resting together on a bank at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Young alligators resting together on a bank at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Alligator swimming at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Alligator swimming at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Male Anhinga at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Male Anhinga at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Red Winged Blackbird at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Red Winged Blackbird at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Great Blue Heron at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Great Blue Heron at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Great Blue Heron caught just after striking into the water at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Great Blue Heron caught just after striking into the water at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Glossy Ibis at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Glossy Ibis at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Glossy Ibis at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Glossy Ibis at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Female Anhinga at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Female Anhinga at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Small young Alligator almost hidden in the algae at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Small young Alligator almost hidden in the algae at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Juvenile Alligator resting on tree branch at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Juvenile Alligator resting on tree branch at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Small young Alligator almost hidden in the algae at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Small young Alligator almost hidden in the algae at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Little Blue Heron at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Little Blue Heron at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Snowy Egret (front) and Tri Colored Heron (behind) at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Snowy Egret (front) and Tri Colored Heron (behind) at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Little Blue Heron at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Little Blue Heron at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Tri Colored Heron at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Tri Colored Heron at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Little Blue Heron at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Little Blue Heron at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Alligator at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Alligator at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Young Alligator at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Young Alligator at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Young Alligator at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Young Alligator at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Alligators at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Alligators at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Alligator at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Alligator at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Alligator at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Alligator at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Alligator at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Alligator at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Alligator at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Alligator at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Alligator at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Alligator at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge


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