Archive for the ‘Halpatiokee Regional Park’ Category

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Monday, October 31st, 2016

Sandhill Crane colt
Sandhill Crane colt

To get things started I’ve added some bird photos to the Gallery. Here are a couple of links:

A better photo of the Sandhill Crane colt seen above.

An adult Sandhill Crane staring me down.

Local photos

Tuesday, December 21st, 2010

Gulf Frittilary

The Arctic cold front has passed, bringing clear skies and temps in the 70s.

Halpatiokee Park, November 30, 2010

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

Bee, Halpatiokee Regional Park

Halpatiokee Park, November 15, 2010

Monday, November 15th, 2010

An afternoon walk in the park. (more…)


Saturday, August 21st, 2010

Good day for a hike in Halpatiokee Regional Park.

Halpatiokee Park, Dec 23, 2009

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

Halpatiokee Regional Park, in Stuart, Florida, recently underwent extensive wetland improvement work. I hiked through the park today and took some photos.

Windy day

Tuesday, March 18th, 2008

Despite the wind and clouds, I had to get out today. The wind did keep the smaller birds down, but I saw some larger ones.

Bird ID Class, March 7, ’08

Friday, March 7th, 2008

Our local Audubon chapter Bird ID class began at Blowing Rocks Preserve, operated by the Nature Conservancy, on Jupiter Island, Florida. Jupiter Island (map) is a barrier island. On the leeward side is the southern end of the Indian River Lagoon; the opposite side faces the Atlantic.

A hard rain

Thursday, March 6th, 2008

We had a little rain this afternoon. One observer spotted 1-inch (25-mm) hail near Halpatiokee Park, where I had been just before the storm hit. I almost finished grocery shopping in time ….

New Bald Eagle and B&W photos

Monday, February 11th, 2008

Bald Eagle on nest

I paid a visit to the Bald Eagle family this morning, with a telextender and tripod for my camera. This afternoon I shot some black-and-white digital photos using red and yellow filters, at Halpatiokee Park. (more…)