#floridawildlife photos & videos

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Life in Florida... 😁😁🏝🏝🏝😁😁🏝🏝🏝😁😁🏝🏝🏝😁😁🏝🏝🏝😁😁🏝🏝🏝😁😁🏝🏝🏝😁😁🏝🏝🏝😁😁🏝🏝🏝😁😁🏝🏝🏝😁😁 ODogg . Anti-Imperial . ThaChill 💡

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2 hours ago

Warning! The motion may make you sick. A delightful butterfly visited me on my walk and I am better for it. #butterflies #lessonsincamerawork #joy #peace #tranquility #breatheinnature #breathe #awalkinnature #autumnwalksinparks #floridawildlife #floridafauna #itstartsinparks #musingsofamiddleagedminx #fiftyisnifty

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2 hours ago

Saw this beautiful red tail hawk. She'd taken flight in front of me to the branch, so I think I interrupted her hunt. Later she had snagged a small snake or very large lizard. #birdsofprey #floridawildlife #floridafauna #redtailedhawk #autumnwalksinparks #enjoynature #breatheinnature #musingsofamiddleagedminx #fiftyisnifty

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2 hours ago

Osprey soaring in the sky. #wildlifephotography #floridabirds #floridawildlife #nikon #sigma

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3 hours ago

I love it when my gopher tortoise friend comes out to visit. In these pics you can see the new entrance to her burrow near her old one. #tortoise #gophertortoise #floridawildlife #turtles #burrows #wildlife #livinginthewoods #floridanature #thefolcfarm #iloveflorida #gainesvillefl #floridacritters #homesteadlife #keystonespecies

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3 hours ago

Starke Lake, Ocoee, Florida #starkelake #ocoeeflorida #floridawildlife

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3 hours ago

Well Camouflaged Nest 👀

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3 hours ago

These birds are so beautiful, I can’t stop taking photos of them. Pretty sure all my neighbours think I’m taking photos of them all as they walk by or mow their lawns...🥴 I promise I’m not a creeper! Lol I’m just taking pictures of the birds! 😆 #hummingbird

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4 hours ago

Striped crayfish snake caught in a drift fence trap in a cypress dome. This is part of a study by biologists to obtain genetic samples from aquatic salamanders. #stripedcrayfishsnake #reginaalleni #liodytesalleni #floridasnakes 🐍 #floridasnakes #snakes #floridawildlife #floridalife #cypressswamp #reptiles #floridareptiles #wildflorida #wildlife #fieldherpetology #fieldherping #floridafieldherping #biology #ecology #fieldbiology

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4 hours ago

Starke Lake, Ocoee, Florida #starkelake #ocoeeflorida #floridawildlife

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4 hours ago

Always seem to make friends in the stand. Blue Tailed Skinks are so cool. Very curious and bold. This guy went in and out of every pocket in my pack and almost climbed up my sleeve looking for food. #hogwildoutfitters #floridawildlife #bowseason #floutdoors #floridahunting

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5 hours ago

I’ve been putting off getting a picture of this since I moved down here over 15 years ago. 🙈 . For those not familiar with South Florida wildlife, we have swamp lions and they do seem to gravitate to roads, especially while vehicles are flying by. 😞 . . . . . #floridapanther #panthercrossing #floridawildlife

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5 hours ago

~70 miles west of Key West, FL, accessible only by ⛵️ or seaplane, lies one of North America's most inaccessible National Parks 🏞 - The Dry Tortugas. Renowned for its marine life 🦈🐬🐢, coral reefs 🐠🐟🐡, shipwrecks, turquoise waters, pirate 🏴‍☠️ legends and the largest brick building in the western hemisphere - Fort Jefferson. ~5 years after 🇪🇸 sold FL to the 🇺🇸 for $5M, in January of 1825 a lighthouse construction began, followed by the Fort in 1846. The Fort was used as a prison during the Civil War and on July 24, 1865 4 civilian prisoners arrived, who had been convicted of conspiracy in the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. #drytortugas #fortjefferson #onenationalparkatatime #ourrideisaseaplane #oceansafari #floridawildlife #shipwreck #unesco

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5 hours ago

Great white egret. At times I'm unsure about watermark placement, or if it's even needed. Thinking of revamping mine because it's so darn long 😂 and I don't want to take away from the photo itself. I like my subjects to be more centered/balanced. Composition thing. Under construction always but having fun! 🚧 . . #egret #greategret #photography #nature #naturephotography #wildlife #wildlifephotography #bird #birds #birdsofinstagram #nature_perfection #wildlife_perfection #canon #canonphotography #photographylovers #photographyislife #photographylover #photographyeveryday #photographylife #photographysouls #birdphotography #capture #instagood #lovebirds #coastalbirds #amateurphotography #beautiful #florida #floridawildlife #birdsofflorida

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5 hours ago

See a different side of St Pete. Explore Tampa Bay and our beautiful coastal habitat by kayak!!🛶🛶🛶🏝😁

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5 hours ago

Starke Lake, Ocoee, Florida #starkelake #floridawildlife #ocoeeflorida

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6 hours ago

American alligator (A. mississippensis ) captured during a long-term monitoring study. Animal handled under proper permits. 🐊💖 #wildliferesearch #americanalligator #alligatormississippiensis #floridawildlife

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6 hours ago

Rest day! Enjoy this photo of a snake we saw on last night’s group run. 🐍 . #snake #loveFL #floridawildlife #runFL #FLrunners #floridarunner #flrunning #runnerproblems #runningproblems

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6 hours ago

These hummingbirds are so tiny and so perfectly camouflaged in the palm trees. I’m surprised I managed to get this shot! What a beautiful little lady 🕊

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6 hours ago

Well wanted one, til I found out they can KILL A PERSON 😳😂. It's an Ocelot and you can technically own one in Florida. They said they need to hunt, they like to kill... rodents, small animals, nearby Dogs 👀 lol. So uhhh maybe one day when I live on 5 acres and they have random wildlife to eat. But until then, it was a nice idea. 🤷🏿‍♀️ . . #futurepet #ocelot #wildcat #florida #floridawildlife

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6 hours ago

Hello bear in my yard! #floridawildlife #bear #justanotherdayincentralfl

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Top photos & videos on #floridawildlife

Yesterday

The banded pygmy sunfish (Elassoma zonatum ) is the largest species of pygmy sunfish; I’ve seen photos of these that were over 2 inches. @mbspecies and @loganluckless netted this one on our North Florida trip earlier this year, and brought some back for their aquariums. #netted #dipnet #elassoma #elassomazonatum #pygmysunfish #bandedpygmysunfish #floridawildlife #nature #aquarium #aquariumfish #nativefish #macro

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3 days ago

Giveaway!! Tomorrow, the MCORES toll road webinar will discuss the impact the roads will have on the Florida Panther (it will make them extinct ) and the SFWA is encouraging people to comment. So, I've decided to do a giveaway to also encourage participation! Three people who comment at the webinar Wednesday and three people who submit a comment to MCORES through email by 11pm Wednesday will receive an exclusive postcard of my Florida Panther Relationships painting (it's not in my shop and never will be ) and one person will receive the original 5x7" watercolor study of a Florida Panther!! (pictured here ) Rules to enter gieaway: 1- Comment something (save it don't pave it! ) on this post so that I can contact you if you’ve won. 2- Email your comment to MCORES no later than 11pm Wednesday, the 23rd link in bio (and/or ) 3- Comment at the 5:30 pm zoom webinar on Wednesday the 23rd to do this you must register for the webinar AND register to comment, see link in bio. See the link in my bio for full instructions, link to the webinar signup and link to the Mcores email!! Thank you, #saveitdontpaveit !!! Update: ended! Thank you for participating, I will announce the winners shortly! If you didn’t get a chance to do it I’ll certainly do another (with more time to enter next time 🙂 )

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2 weeks ago

Who saw my story yesterday? I wasn’t planning to get the shot in the middle of a tropical storm, or so quickly, but here it is. The national bird of the United States of America perched in all of its water logged glory. Please check back tomorrow for a special post about another native Florida animal. _____________________________________ #floridawildlifecorridor #floridawildlife #everglades #birdsofprey #eagle #bigcypressnationalpreserve #naplesflorida #naplesfl #swflorida #swfl #baldeagle #birdofprey #birdsofinstagram #birdphotography #baldeaglesofinstagram #baldeagles

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12 hours ago

- Just a little wind— is there nothing more to see? But even just a wind– could get the best of me. Like the lashing of a whip, and mighty as she grew, from nothing but a touch, to a stronger wind that blew— She came for body, and for mind, as skies grew angry in the hour, it was me against The Wind, her dominion and her power. From highest of the hills, even shadows of the wood, The Wind, oh how she came, just like I knew she could. - - Moral of the story: storms will always come, and they will go. - These palm leaves remind me of a wild storm, which inspired this poem. - - - - - #fineartphotography #naturephotography #palms #palmbeach #botanticalart #ig_bliss #ig_poetry #poetryofig #moodygrams #plantlife #plantlife 🌱 #artandpoetry #nature_brilliance #westpalmbeach #gardenart #palmtrees 🌴 #floridanature #floridawild #floridawildlife #nature_sultans #fineartgallery #artgallery

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Yesterday

Green Heron showing off the gorgeous feathers that earned him his name #floridabirds #herons #greenheron #wadingbirds #birds #bayoubirds #floridawildlife #birdlovers

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