Posts Tagged with “Viera Wetlands”

Viera Wetlands

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Viera Wetlands

I found this image of a group of dead palm trees in the vibrant Viera Wetlands to be very striking. Like a skeletonized hand reaching out from the waters reminding us that the cycle of life includes death as well as life. Tempus Fugit Momento Mori

pair of Ibis Birds

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Pair of American White Ibis

This is a pair of American White Ibis that I photographed in Viera Wetlands.

The multicolored Ibis is a juvenile. As it grows up, its feathers will turn the white shade that the other Ibis displays

Tricolored Heron

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Tricolored Heron – 4k Wallpaper

The Tricolored Heron also known as the Egretta tricolor, and formerly was known in North America as the Louisiana Heron, is a small, beautiful heron.

This example was photographed in the Viera Wetlands and is seen perched on a deceased palm tree. This is significant because the Tricolore Heron nests in colonies, often with other herons, usually on platforms of sticks in trees or shrubs

Glossy Ibis

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Glossy Ibis

The glossy ibis is a wading bird in the ibis family Threskiornithidae. The scientific name derives from Ancient Greek plegados and Latin, falcis, both meaning “sickle” and referring to the distinctive shape of the bill.

White Ibis

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4k wallpaper of a White Ibis standing in grass and reeds photographed in the Viera Wetlands in the eastern part of central Florida.

The Viera Wetlands is an amazing place to see birds and other Florida wildlife

armadillo

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Armadillo – 4k Wallpaper

The word armadillo means “little armoured one” in Spanish. All species are native to the Americas, where they inhabit a variety of different environments. This particular armadillo is a nine-banded armadillo. The nine-banded armadillo (Dasypus novemcinctus), named for the nine breaks in the leathery armor that allow it to flex its stiff hide, is an odd-looking mammal about the size of a cat. A mature armadillo is 15 to 17 inches long (not counting the tail) with a weight of 8 to 17 pounds.

Great Whte Heron

great white heron

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Great White Heron

Also known as the great egret, the common egret, large egret or great white egret or great white heron is a large, widely distributed egret, with four subspecies found in Asia, Africa, the Americas, and southern Europe. Distributed across most of the tropical and warmer temperate regions of the world.