Getting up before dawn is difficult but it’s worth it to witness a sunrise like this.
Catching, tagging and releasing Monarch butterflies at St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge with Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission biologist David Cook is one of our favorite fall activities. We see so many cool things at the refuge during our 4 to 5 hour morning tagging sessions. Monarchs, birds, snakes, clouds of dragonflies, sharks (yes, … More Monarchs before dawn!
I spotted this little beauty on the way out of St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge this morning. It was laid out on the edge of the road, warming itself up. I’ve probably seen close to 50 individual pigmy rattlers over the years but this one was by far the biggest and most beautifully marked. It … More Dusky Pigmy Rattlesnake