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Canaveral National Seashore

New Smyrna, FL

sunny 50 °F

Yesterday afternoon, my family and I visited Canaveral National Seashore near our rental place in New Smyrna, FL. The main activity of the day was walking up and back down Apollo Beach in search of Wilson’s Plover.

BROWN PELICAN:
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LAUGHING GULL:
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SANDWICH TERN:
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SANDERLING:
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WILLETS:
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We ended up finding a single WILSON’S PLOVER which allowed for great views!
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More birds from the preserve - here is a BLACK VULTURE:
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BLACK-BELLIED PLOVER:
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YELLOW-BELLIED SAPSUCKER:
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Horizontally-growing Palm Tree:
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Oranges from a wild-growing orange tree:
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View of the preserve from atop a lookout called Turtle Mound:
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Immature RED-SHOULDERED HAWK:
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Then, we went go-carting as a family which was a blast!

Good birding,
Henry
World Life List: 937 Species (no life birds today)

Posted by skwclar 09:59 Archived in USA

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