Children's Books featuring Creature and Blaze

Birds

Unexpected Hunter

Unexpected Hunter

  This is one of my favorite birds the Loggerhead Shrike. It looks like a songbird but it’s behavior is more like a hawk.  This little bird actually hunts its prey, such as small snakes, by picking them up and impales them on barbed wire or a

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Snake Bird

Snake Bird

This is the Anhinga or Snake Bird. It is called that because when this bird swims to look for food it looks like a snake swimming in the water. It swims with its entire body under water and it head and long neck above the surface unless

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Red Shouldered Flyers

Red Shouldered Flyers

  The Red Shouldered Hawk is an amazing bird.  You can see in the photos that the shoulders actually are red. These hawks are quite common in Florida in all areas.  Maybe you will see one the next time you are driving home. ~Ella   Check out

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Swallow tailed Kites

Swallow tailed Kites

  It’s that time of year again when the Swallow Tailed Kites come to Florida.  These are just one of the many birds Florida ecosystems have to offer. You may have seen these birds on the signs for the Great Florida Birding & Wildlife Trail.  http://floridabirdingtrail.com/  ~Ella

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Plethora of Penguins

Plethora of Penguins

Penguins are marine birds that only come up on land when they are raising their young.  The Gentoo penguins here build nests of rocks in Antarctica to keep the eggs safe during the incubation period.  These extremely adorable creatures are very smelly in these concentrated numbers but

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