Bollig Design

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Ravenous Appetite
18/01/2020

Great Blue Herons are ravenous eaters and will eat almost anything that moves. Not even this baby alligator was safe when a Great Blue Heron is on the...

Otters at Play
15/02/2019

Lake Apopka is not only home to many birds and alligators, it is also the home to many mammals like this otter. This otter was seen near the entrance playing with his...

"Mr. Jowls"
01/10/2018

We call this alligator "Mr. Jowl's" he can be seen often on an island at the intersection of Lust and wetland...

Battle Scarred Warrior
01/10/2018

This old alligator has been through the ringer. You can see a tooth from his upper law sticking through the skin of the lower jaw. He also appears to have lost the use of his left...

Clear for Take Off
01/10/2018

Without a doubt this is one of the most beautiful red-shouldered hawks I have ever photographed. Even though it was a cloudy day this bird offered up one of the most amazing image I could have hoped for on an otherwise blasé...

Common, Yet Elegant
15/09/2017

The Great Blue Heron is one of the more common residents of Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive and most people have a tendency to pass by these beautiful birds without a second thought. But if you take the time to watch this birds you find they can be quite beautiful and are loaded with personality. And because they are so common they can be photographed in a variety of setting and...

Unwelcome Dinner Guest
15/09/2017

This Osprey has an unwelcome dinner guest. This Boat-tailled Grackle is waiting for an opportunity, if the Osprey is careless the Grackle get a free meal. The Osprey is one of the most efficient hunters on "the drive". They can be seen hunting hovering over the water just before they dive head first in the water for an unexacting...

Dinner With a View
15/09/2017

Many Osprey can "the drive" home, and at the exit of the trail a Osprey nest can be seen. If you pay close attention you will see the nesting couple feeding their newborn in the...

Carolina Wren
15/09/2017

The Carolina Wren is a common resident at Lake Apopka and can occasionally be seen in the small patches of trees along the drive. Be aware they are very active birds and are best seen by being still and quiet. Patience is a most if you want to see any of the neotropical or residence song birds at close range. They are most active in the early morning and move in and out of these patches foraging for...