A coat of many colors, the Northern Shoveler stands out with its patchwork attire. They can be seen in large groups of Ringed Necks and American Coots.
Needed rest after a long journey. The Caspian Tern are easily identified by their coral bills.
The Cormorant is one of two birds that hunts for fish by swimming under the water. They have long necks and hooked yellow bills. They are often seen perched on branches overlooking the water.
A Florida Softshell and a slider enjoy the sun on a fallen tree.
Protruding bones called "scute" on this alligator's back make it look like he is wearing a dog collar, one typically seen on a guard dog.
The Northern Harrier Hawk is a regular visitor to Lake Apopka Wildlife Trail. They can be seen circling over the marsh above the reeds, occasionally diving below the reed line. These hawks are st...
The Sora is a very secretive brown and gray marsh bird and to get a photo is a true achievement. The Sora forages quietly at the base of reeds in the wetlands. If startled it will bolt into the r...
Young Red Shouldered Hawk (Immature) on the hunt surveying the marsh.
The Eastern Pondhawk can be seen throughout the summer along the length of "the drive". They eat small and large insects including other dragonflies.