Tag Archives: Bald Eagle

Wild Birds Unlimited Clearwater/Safety Harbor’s Partner Profile: The Magic and Memories of Boyd Hill Nature Preserve

Boyd Hill Nature Preserve

When Scooter’s writing partner was just a little girl, she’d grab her sister and their friends and head over to what was then known simply to them as, “The Nature Trail”. Located along Lake Maggiore in St. Petersburg, Florida… this lovely respite from the hectic streets winding along Florida’s beach-lined coasts offered a magical place …

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The Raptors are Coming! The Raptors are Coming! Scooter… Bar the Door!

Remember when we were children and we’d grab a bowl of popcorn to watch the Wonderful World of Disney and all the great characters on the shows? There we were… huddled on the floor with blankets… excited smiles gracing our tender faces; bathed with innocence and the light, blue glow of the TV screen? We learned to …

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Valentine’s Day for Florida’s Birds: The Romance, the Love… the Social Monogamy..??

Ahhhh…. It’s February… the month of romance! Chocolates, flowers, jewelry and… Worms? Yup! Worms! Or crickets, or seed… Peanuts are a favorite too. While we preen ourselves with jewelry and slinky attire to impress our better halves, Florida’s wild birds take a less direct approach. Read below to find out what goes on when some of …

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Ooohhh! It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmaaaas… but not in Florida!

What to do, what to do?? That is Scooter’s question of the day! It’s Christmastime in Pinellas County, Florida! While our northern snowbird cousins are cursing early morning drives to work in their blocks of ice, also known as… “Cars”, we in the Sunshine State are lounging on beaches and enjoying our wild bird watching …

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Hammock Bird Banding

A dynamic update on the Migratory Bird Banding Project in Hammock Park, Dunedin, Florida.