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Lake Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge, Florida; 03 March 2014

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Lake Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge, photographed in Volusia county, Florida (03 March 2014). Monday 03 March 2014 was a busy day. My father –the enigmatic and curiously awesome Les Jones– underwent foot surgery the week prior. The medical folks played … Continue reading

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Lake George, the St. Johns River, my dad, and a few birds; 23 November 2013

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About a month ago, on 23 November, I took my dad out for a pontoon stroll of the St. Johns River and the southern rim of Lake George. This is right on the line between Lake and Volusia counties — … Continue reading

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Phalacrocorax auritus (Double-crested Cormorant), 23 November 2010

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Behold the mighty¬†Phalacrocorax auritus! Yes, behold the hooked glory of the double-crested cormorant! Heh. As with the similar-looking anhinga (Anhinga anhinga), the double-crested cormorant is sometimes referred to as a “snake bird” because of its ability to swim under water … Continue reading

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Phalacrocorax auritus (Double-crested Cormorant), 11 February 2007

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This is an adult double-crested cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus, photographed on 11 February 2007 at Shark Valley (Everglades National Park). As noted earlier on Dust Tracks, from a distance double-crested cormorants are often confused with anhingas (Anhinga anhinga); both birds are … Continue reading

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