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Gopher Tortoise Facts
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Gopher Tortoise Facts

Gopher Tortoise Rescue & Release I’m currently taking courses through the University of Florida to get my Advanced Florida Master Naturalist Certification and I was in my Environmental Interpretation class. We got a call from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission that they were going to bring a rescued gopher tortoise to us so…

Bobcat Facts
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Bobcat Facts

My Experience With Bobcat I have a favorite local spot where I film all sorts of wildlife including bobcat. I see them often during the month of December because it’s mating season for them. Often, I run into them while they are hunting so I plan my day to hike early in the morning and…

Mallard Duck Facts
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Mallard Duck Facts

We all see mallard ducks whether its at a local park, pond, lake or river. I hike quite often along the Potomac River in Virginia and see them all the time. I realized I didn’t know enough about them and wanted to pass on some facts to my readers. The main photo was a male…

Bald Eagle Facts
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Bald Eagle Facts

The bald eagle is my favorite bird to film. I hike along a number of rivers to film wildlife so I’m always seeing them either up in trees or diving into the river hunting for fish. Their nests are very big so as I hike along the Potomac River on the Virginia side, I keep…

Hooded Merganser Facts
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Hooded Merganser Facts

I’ve seen a number of photos of the hooded merganser online but until recently, hadn’t seen one in the wild. I was hiking around Huntley Meadows Park in Alexandria, VA when I saw one out in the marsh. I spent about an hour watching a male and female clean themselves and filmed them both. These…

Red-Winged Blackbird Facts
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Red-Winged Blackbird Facts

When I first started hiking around the Potomac River in Virginia is when I first started to notice the red-winged blackbird. At first, I thought it was some type of Oriole because of how fast he flew by me and I’ll I saw was orange and black on it. I happened to be out with…