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Posted at May 19, 2011 by Comments Off

Sun setting at Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge

The thick clouds draped over the horizon have made for some wonderful Galdes sunsets the past few days. It was a little cooler, dropping down a few temps as the sun dropped.  Of course early evening is the best time to see wildlife, and up in the dusk sky I spotted an Everglades Snail Kite, Pileated Woodpecker, Red-headed Woodpecker, and dozens of herons and bitterns, as ...

Photo from the Big Cypress Fire

Everglades photographer John Brady captured this telling photo from the Big Cypress forest fire last week. 37,000 acres of the Big Cypress Preserve burned for several weeks during the Jarhead Fire. Brady, of Everglades Gallery, went out to the Glades at dusk last Wednesday to shoot this photo on the southeast corner of the forest fire. The fire was started by a lightning strike April 26, and the fire was 95-percent contained by the end of last week. Although the blaze decreased visibility as far east as South Beach ...

Posted at May 17, 2011 by Comments Off