Pileated Woodpecker

  A pileated woodpecker is about 15 inches in length and is one of the largest woodpeckers found in North America. (Only the possibly extinct Ivory-billed Woodpecker in the southeastern United States and Cuba. A pileated woodpecker makes its nest in a tree cavity. The female lays four eggs. Both parents incubate the eggs during the […]

Snowy Egret basking in the Florida Sun

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Birds of Texas

  The Birds of Texas   From regional giants to the rare Mexican visitor, it’s truly amazing to bird-watch in the Lone Star State. With each section of Texas being so varied in both climate and area, the incredible number of species to be found is almost downright magical.   As 2014 begins to close […]

How to Find Nesting Florida Sandhill Cranes

  How to Find Nesting Florida Sandhill Cranes Now is a great time to search for nesting Florida sandhill cranes.  Most Floridians know that cranes are cherished members of our communities since so many can be found in our urban areas.  They are very social birds during the off season congregating in large groups but […]

Clapper Rail

  by Zach McKenna Have you ever been out on the water floating by a salt marsh estuary and hear a distinct clapping noise coming from in between the stems of cord grass? Once you hear this sound, you’ll always be able to identify it as the Clapper Rail (Rallus longirostris).  This salt-water marsh hen […]

St Augustine Eco Tours

  St Augustine Eco Tours   The mission of St. Augustine Eco Tours is to educate and provide an opportunity for people to experience animals in their natural habitat. Dolphins (Tursiops truncates) are one of the animals we see on over 95% of our trips and are one of the reasons SAET came into existence. […]

Ecotours and Alligators

  Ecotours and Alligators By Trish Elliot   Zach McKenna, the owner and operator of St. Augustine Ecotours.com, strives to both support and expand the natural experience of witnessing nature.   Zach grew up in the marshes of Hilton Head, South Carolina, and worked as a naturalist and guide as a young man, which fueled […]

GAMEKEEPERS TV

    It’s no secret that land management is more popular than ever, but land managers, both novice and veteran, need to know where to go for the inside scoop on how to make their land better. Airing on the Pursuit Channel on Mondays at 6 p.m., Wednesdays at 9 p.m. and Saturdays at 12:30 […]

Audubon Society Continues Strong

   Audubon Society Continues Strong  By Cindy Haynes In the past year everything from climate change to the combo of Wind and Wildlife to the loss of habitats and the overcrowding of others, has occurred. And although there are a slew of organizations that focus on these subjects, and who work to make sure that […]

What’s Happening in St Augustine the Week

           June 17, 2013 Monday – Sunday: June 17 – 23 Picasso: Art & Arena Exhibit – An exhibition featuring dozens of Picasso originals, including many that have never been seen previously in the United States. Both famous and rare, these pieces were produced in different styles, techniques and media; providing unique insights into one of Picasso’s main themes: […]