2017-01 Naples Area, Florida

  • Post Office
    Post Office
    The smallest post office in the United States.
    Ochopee, Big Cypress National Preserve, Florida, January 20, 2017
    2017-01-20#9384
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Great Egret
    Great Egret
    Ardea alba
    Ochopee, Big Cypress National Preserve, Florida, January 20, 2017
    2017-01-20#9386
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Bald Cypress with bromeliads
    Bald Cypress with bromeliads
    Taxodium distichum
    Ochopee, Big Cypress National Preserve, Florida, January 20, 2017
    2017-01-20#9387
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Cypress Tree with bromeliads
    Cypress Tree with bromeliads
    Mostly about the reflection.
    Ochopee, Big Cypress National Preserve, Florida, January 20, 2017
    2017-01-20#9388
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Spider
    Spider
    Small spider with a big web.
    Clyde Butcher Nature Trail, Ochopee, Big Cypress Natl Preserve, Florida, January 20, 2017
    2017-01-20#9393
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Great Blue Heron
    Great Blue Heron
    Ardea herodias
    Ochopee, Big Cypress National Preserve, Florida, January 20, 2017
    2017-01-20#9396
    Larry L. Jackson
  • American Alligator
    American Alligator
    Alligator mississippiensis
    Ochopee, Big Cypress National Preserve, Florida, January 20, 2017
    2017-01-20#9397
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Spotted Gar
    Spotted Gar
    Lepisosteus platyrhincus
    Ochopee, Big Cypress National Preserve, Florida, January 20, 2017
    2017-01-20#9401
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Snowy Egret
    Snowy Egret
    Egretta thula
    Ochopee, Big Cypress National Preserve, Florida, January 20, 2017
    2017-01-20#9402
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Cardinal Airplant
    Cardinal Airplant
    Tillandsia fasciculata - named for the red flower spike that emerges.
    Ochopee, Big Cypress National Preserve, Florida, January 20, 2017
    2017-01-20#9418
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Queensland Fan Palm
    Queensland Fan Palm
    Licuala ramsayi  - We arrived too late for a tour but came back the next day.
    Naples Botanical Gardens, Naples, Florida, January 20, 2017
    2017-01-20#9419
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Brown Pelican
    Brown Pelican
    Pelecanus occidentalis - diving for fish.
    Bay Colony Beach, Naples, Florida, January 20, 2017
    2017-01-20#9426
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Brown Pelicans
    Brown Pelicans
    Pelecanus occidentalis - diving for fish.
    Bay Colony Beach, Naples, Florida, January 20, 2017
    2017-01-20#9457
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Brown Pelicans
    Brown Pelicans
    Pelecanus occidentalis - splash from two and more diving.
    Bay Colony Beach, Naples, Florida, January 20, 2017
    2017-01-20#9463
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Biltmore at Bay Colony
    Biltmore at Bay Colony
    Our friend David has a condo here.
    Bay Colony Beach, Naples, Florida, January 20, 2017
    2017-01-20#9465
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Sundown
    Sundown
    Bay Colony Beach, Naples, Florida, January 20, 2017
    2017-01-20#9468
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Indian Clock Vine
    Indian Clock Vine
    Thunbergia mysorensis - we spent several hours, including lunch at these very nice gardens.
    Naples Botanical Gardens, Naples, Florida, January 21, 2017
    2017-01-21#9490
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Naples Botanical Gardens
    Naples Botanical Gardens
    Naples Botanical Gardens, Naples, Florida, January 21, 2017
    2017-01-21#9492
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Zebra
    Zebra
    Heliconius charitonius
    Butterfly House, Naples Botanical Gardens, Naples, Florida, January 21, 2017
    2017-01-21#6924
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Julai
    Julai
    Dryas julia
    Butterfly House, Naples Botanical Gardens, Naples, Florida, January 21, 2017
    2017-01-21#9494
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Begonia flowers
    Begonia flowers
    Naples Botanical Gardens, Naples, Florida, January 21, 2017
    2017-01-21#9496
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Red Passion flower
    Red Passion flower
    Passiflora racemosa
    Naples Botanical Gardens, Naples, Florida, January 21, 2017
    2017-01-21#9499
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Money Tree flower
    Money Tree flower
    Pachira aquatica
    Naples Botanical Gardens, Naples, Florida, January 21, 2017
    2017-01-21#6925
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Bromeliads
    Bromeliads
    Naples Botanical Gardens, Naples, Florida, January 21, 2017
    2017-01-21#9506
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Bromeliad
    Bromeliad
    Naples Botanical Gardens, Naples, Florida, January 21, 2017
    2017-01-21#9507
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Water Lilies
    Water Lilies
    Naples Botanical Gardens, Naples, Florida, January 21, 2017
    2017-01-21#6927
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Starburst Clerodendrum
    Starburst Clerodendrum
    Clerodendrum quadriloculare
    Naples Botanical Gardens, Naples, Florida, January 21, 2017
    2017-01-21#9510
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Water Lilies
    Water Lilies
    Naples Botanical Gardens, Naples, Florida, January 21, 2017
    2017-01-21#9511
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Water Liliy
    Water Liliy
    Naples Botanical Gardens, Naples, Florida, January 21, 2017
    2017-01-21#9512
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Water Liliies
    Water Liliies
    Naples Botanical Gardens, Naples, Florida, January 21, 2017
    2017-01-21#9515
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Brown Anole
    Brown Anole
    Anolis sagrei
    Naples Botanical Gardens, Naples, Florida, January 21, 2017
    2017-01-21#9516
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Vanda
    Vanda
    There were several nice Vanda orchids hanging under this tree.
    Naples Botanical Gardens, Naples, Florida, January 21, 2017
    2017-01-21#9520
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Cattleya hybrid
    Cattleya hybrid
    Naples Botanical Gardens, Naples, Florida, January 21, 2017
    2017-01-21#9521
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Cattleya hybrid
    Cattleya hybrid
    Naples Botanical Gardens, Naples, Florida, January 21, 2017
    2017-01-21#9522
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Cattleya hybrid
    Cattleya hybrid
    Naples Botanical Gardens, Naples, Florida, January 21, 2017
    2017-01-21#9523
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Cattleya hybrid
    Cattleya hybrid
    Naples Botanical Gardens, Naples, Florida, January 21, 2017
    2017-01-21#9524
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Brown Pelicans
    Brown Pelicans
    Pelecanus occidentalis - gathered for snacks from a fishing boat cleaning fish at the dock.
    Naples Bay Resort, Florida, January 21, 2017
    2017-01-21#9527
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Brown Pelicans
    Brown Pelicans
    Pelecanus occidentalis
    Naples Bay Resort, Florida, January 21, 2017
    2017-01-21#9529
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Brown Pelicans
    Brown Pelicans
    Pelecanus occidentalis - one taking off.
    Naples Bay Resort, Florida, January 21, 2017
    2017-01-21#9544
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Brown Pelican
    Brown Pelican
    Pelecanus occidentalis
    Naples Bay Resort, Florida, January 21, 2017
    2017-01-21#9564
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Brown Pelican
    Brown Pelican
    Pelecanus occidentalis - with eyes bigger than his beak or stomach.
    Naples Bay Resort, Florida, January 21, 2017
    2017-01-21#9571
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Harbor
    Harbor
    Naples Bay Resort, Florida, January 21, 2017
    2017-01-21#9558
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Northern Cardinal
    Northern Cardinal
    Cardinalis cardinalis - ISO 51,200
    Audubon's Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, Naples, Florida, January 22, 2017
    2017-01-22#6930
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Boardwalk
    Boardwalk
    Audubon's Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, Naples, Florida, January 22, 2017
    2017-01-22#9577
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Ferns
    Ferns
    Audubon's Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, Naples, Florida, January 22, 2017
    2017-01-22#9578
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Dollarweed
    Dollarweed
    Hydrocotyle umbellata
    Audubon's Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, Naples, Florida, January 22, 2017
    2017-01-22#9579
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Arrowhead Sagittaria
    Arrowhead Sagittaria
    Sagittaria falcata
    Audubon's Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, Naples, Florida, January 22, 2017
    2017-01-22#9582
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Duck Potato
    Duck Potato
    Sagittaria lancifolia
    Audubon's Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, Naples, Florida, January 22, 2017
    2017-01-22#9584
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Raccoon
    Raccoon
    Procyon lotor
    Audubon's Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, Naples, Florida, January 22, 2017
    2017-01-22#9585
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Ruddy Daggerwing
    Ruddy Daggerwing
    Marpesia petrius - ISO 7,200 - very ragged.
    Audubon's Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, Naples, Florida, January 22, 2017
    2017-01-22#6933
    Larry L. Jackson
  • 'Roosevelt' Bald Cypress
    'Roosevelt' Bald Cypress
    Taxodium distichum - a number of the really large Cypress are named.
    Audubon's Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, Naples, Florida, January 22, 2017
    2017-01-22#9588
    Larry L. Jackson
  • View
    View
    Audubon's Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, Naples, Florida, January 22, 2017
    2017-01-22#9589
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Great Egret
    Great Egret
    Ardea alba
    Audubon's Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, Naples, Florida, January 22, 2017
    2017-01-22#9593
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Great Egret
    Great Egret
    Ardea alba
    Audubon's Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, Naples, Florida, January 22, 2017
    2017-01-22#6937
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Green Heron
    Green Heron
    Butorides virescens - ISO 36,000
    Audubon's Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, Naples, Florida, January 22, 2017
    2017-01-22#6947
    Larry L. Jackson
  • White Ibis
    White Ibis
    Eudocimus albus - ISO 7,200
    Audubon's Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, Naples, Florida, January 22, 2017
    2017-01-22#6954
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Tricolored Heron
    Tricolored Heron
    Egretta tricolor - ISO 10,000
    Audubon's Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, Naples, Florida, January 22, 2017
    2017-01-22#6958
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Anhinga
    Anhinga
    Anhinga anhinga - ISO 8,000
    Audubon's Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, Naples, Florida, January 22, 2017
    2017-01-22#6972
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Green Fly Orchid
    Green Fly Orchid
    Epidendrum magnoliae (conopseum)
    Audubon's Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, Naples, Florida, January 22, 2017
    2017-01-22#9595
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Water Lettuce
    Water Lettuce
    Pistia stratiotes - really dominates this open pond area.
    Audubon's Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, Naples, Florida, January 22, 2017
    2017-01-22#9596
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Great Egret
    Great Egret
    Ardea alba - ISO 6,400 - we were told the green coloration is a breeding color.
    Audubon's Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, Naples, Florida, January 22, 2017
    2017-01-22#6977
    Larry L. Jackson
  • American Alligator
    American Alligator
    Alligator mississippiensis
    Audubon's Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, Naples, Florida, January 22, 2017
    2017-01-22#9599
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Little Blue Heron
    Little Blue Heron
    Egretta caerulea - ISO 8,000
    Audubon's Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, Naples, Florida, January 22, 2017
    2017-01-22#6981
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Little Blue Heron
    Little Blue Heron
    Egretta caerulea - first year juvenile is white.
    Audubon's Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, Naples, Florida, January 22, 2017
    2017-01-22#7006
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Black-crowned Night-Heron
    Black-crowned Night-Heron
    Nycticorax nycticorax
    Audubon's Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, Naples, Florida, January 22, 2017
    2017-01-22#7001
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Black-crowned Night-Heron
    Black-crowned Night-Heron
    Nycticorax nycticorax
    Audubon's Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, Naples, Florida, January 22, 2017
    2017-01-22#7020
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Florida Red-bellied Cooter
    Florida Red-bellied Cooter
    Pseudemys nelsoni
    Audubon's Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, Naples, Florida, January 22, 2017
    2017-01-22#7014
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Sand Ripples
    Sand Ripples
    Bay Colony Beach, Naples, Florida, January 22, 2017
    2017-01-22#9604
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Waves
    Waves
    A weather system was kicking up waves along with a high tide.
    Bay Colony Beach, Naples, Florida, January 22, 2017
    2017-01-22#9607
    Larry L. Jackson
  • White Ibis
    White Ibis
    Eudocimus albus - active surf had more shore birds feeding.
    Bay Colony Beach, Naples, Florida, January 22, 2017
    2017-01-22#9612
    Larry L. Jackson
  • White Ibis
    White Ibis
    Eudocimus albus
    Bay Colony Beach, Naples, Florida, January 22, 2017
    2017-01-22#9616
    Larry L. Jackson
  • White Ibis
    White Ibis
    Eudocimus albus
    Bay Colony Beach, Naples, Florida, January 22, 2017
    2017-01-22#9620
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Sand Ripples
    Sand Ripples
    Bay Colony Beach, Naples, Florida, January 22, 2017
    2017-01-22#9639
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Waves
    Waves
    Bay Colony Beach, Naples, Florida, January 22, 2017
    2017-01-22#9643
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Sanderlings
    Sanderlings
    Calidris alba
    Bay Colony Beach, Naples, Florida, January 22, 2017
    2017-01-22#9658
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Ring-billed Gull
    Ring-billed Gull
    Larus delawarensis
    Bay Colony Beach, Naples, Florida, January 22, 2017
    2017-01-22#9678
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Ring-billed Gull with Seahorse
    Ring-billed Gull with Seahorse
    Larus delawarensis - big waves washed up the seahorse.
    Bay Colony Beach, Naples, Florida, January 22, 2017
    2017-01-22#9680
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Willets
    Willets
    Catoptrophorus semipalmatus
    Bay Colony Beach, Naples, Florida, January 22, 2017
    2017-01-22#9692
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Clouds
    Clouds
    Lines of cloud look to radiate due to the distance.
    Bay Colony Beach, Naples, Florida, January 22, 2017
    2017-01-22#9694
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Empty Beach
    Empty Beach
    High tide and big waves resulted in a nearly empty beach.
    Bay Colony Beach, Naples, Florida, January 22, 2017
    2017-01-22#9695
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Empty Beach
    Empty Beach
    Bay Colony Beach, Naples, Florida, January 22, 2017
    2017-01-22#9696
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Umbrellas
    Umbrellas
    Put away for the day.
    Ritz-Carlton Beach, Naples, Florida, January 22, 2017
    2017-01-22#9701
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Beach Lounge Chairs
    Beach Lounge Chairs
    Ritz-Carlton Beach, Naples, Florida, January 22, 2017
    2017-01-22#9702
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Sundown
    Sundown
    I was having a glass of wine and watching the sunset.
    Ritz-Carlton Beach Bar, Naples, Florida, January 22, 2017
    2017-01-22#9705
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Willets & White Ibis
    Willets & White Ibis
    Catoptrophorus semipalmatus & Eudocimus albus
    J.N. 'Ding' Darling National Wildlfie Refuge, Sanibel Island, Florida, January 23, 2017
    2017-01-23#7026
    Larry L. Jackson
  • White Ibis & Willets
    White Ibis & Willets
    Eudocimus albus - adult and two juveniles with Catoptrophorus semipalmatus.
    J.N. 'Ding' Darling National Wildlfie Refuge, Sanibel Island, Florida, January 23, 2017
    2017-01-23#7028
    Larry L. Jackson
  • American White Pelicans
    American White Pelicans
    Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
    J.N. 'Ding' Darling National Wildlfie Refuge, Sanibel Island, Florida, January 23, 2017
    2017-01-23#7032
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Florida Scrub Lizard
    Florida Scrub Lizard
    Sceloporus woodi
    J.N. 'Ding' Darling National Wildlfie Refuge, Sanibel Island, Florida, January 23, 2017
    2017-01-23#7035
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Little Blue Heron
    Little Blue Heron
    Egretta caerulea, juvenile.
    J.N. 'Ding' Darling National Wildlfie Refuge, Sanibel Island, Florida, January 23, 2017
    2017-01-23#7038
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Resurrection Fern
    Resurrection Fern
    Pleopeltis polypodioides - rain had revived the ferns.
    Kirby S. Storter Park, Big Cypress National Preserve, Florida, January 23, 2017
    2017-01-23#7040
    Larry L. Jackson