Lake Apopka North Shore Drive #4

Recent photos from the pond near the pump house sent Margaret and I up to the drive this morning to see if we could also spot loads of alligators! We didn’t see the 70+ that others reported but I’m sure we saw more than 10 … here’s some pictures:

There were of course many birds too; here’s a selection:

In addition to the wading birds, there was an amazing number of swallowtail kites in the sky at one spot on the drive – everyone was stopped to admire them – us too! Really hard to photograph though:

And finally some “birds on a wire” but we don’t know what they are: