Rare Bird Alert!!!: I saw what I thought at first was a Belted Kingfisher on my feeder. Then I realized that the color and size were totally wrong. I'm pretty sure that it's a type of Roller bird. Can anyone confirm the species?
I made a vitally important public service announcement:
Thanks so much to everyone who came out and joined us for the Indian River Birding Festival and Art Show. Check out my nature blog for pictures from today. If you want to learn a little rhyming tidbit every day about birds and other Florida nature, check out my Dee at 8 a.m. blog or follow Dee at 8:00 a.m. on Facebook.
Here is my latest creation that was donated to Orange Audubon's silent auction in June. It's my first attempt at a muppet style puppet.
If you haven't joined one of our classes, you can get a taste of what it's like in my web series, Birding With Dee. Here are the most recent episodes: