A Moment in Nature Peeps

Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth. – Susan L. Taylor

A Moment in Nature Pileated Woodpecker

Pileated Woodpeckers battle for ownership with Wood Ducks, European Starlings, Red-bellied Woodpeckers, Red-headed Woodpeckers, Eastern Bluebirds, and Great Crested Flycatchers. Occasionally bats and swifts share roost cavities with Pileated Woodpeckers. Weeks # 6 & #7 No Sight of the Pileated Woodpecker Pair My hope is they found a quiet space to raise their young

A Moment in Nature Pileated Woodpecker

Week #5 observing and recording a video of a wild pair of Pileated Woodpecker who choose to nest in a pole on Flamingo Gardens Wildlife Sanctuary property. The European Starling nest is not vacant as two of the fledges are learning to forage for food for themselves from a lower cavity their parents have left….

A Moment in Nature Burrowing Owl

Should I take the Talon Crunch as a sign of aggression? Listing StatusFederal Status: Not ListedFL Status: State-designated ThreatenedFNAI Ranks: G4T3/S3 (Globally: Apparently Secure, Sub sp. Rare/ State: Rare)IUCN Status: LC (Least Concern) Burrowing owls are different than other owls as they are active during the day time (diurnal) rather than at night (nocturnal) during…

A Moment in Nature Yellow-throated Warbler

Climate change, demographics, water, food, energy, global health, women’s empowerment – these issues are all intertwined. We cannot look at one strand in isolation. Instead, we must examine how these strands are woven together. Ban Ki-moon

A Moment in Nature Sanderling

“Hope” is the thing with feathers – (314) BY EMILY DICKINSON “Hope” is the thing with feathers – That perches in the soul – And sings the tune without the words – And never stops – at all – And sweetest – in the Gale – is heard – And sore must be the storm…