View Down Spillway Trail
Compressed view looking from Spillway Trail down to Observation Tower on 40 Acre Lake
Elm Lake Sunrise
Taken with iPhone
Just off Spillway Trail
Back lit wildflowers at sunrise on Elm Lake.
Early morning sun strikes this bird as it climbs its perch.
Filtered sunlight breaks through the trees on Spillway Trail, lighting up this bird.
Anhinga preening while bathing in sunlight on 40 Acre Lake.
Great Blue Heron
Sitting in sunshine on 40 Acre Lake
This cooperative bird watched me taking photos as it soaked up some sun on Elm Lake.
This small bird was fishing on Elm Lake when I spotted it. The green in the water is from reflected light off the grasses behind it.
This is a close-up of the same bird on Elm Lake. They have striking feathers when viewed up close.
Black-bellied Whistling Ducks
These ducks were hiding in the hydril when I came up with my camera. I sat down at the water's edge to fire off some shots. They moved out of the cover but would not go any further as I photographed them.
These birds were standing on a nesting box at Creekfield Lake.
This bird was on Creekfield Lake by the trail. I got down to its level to photograph it.
Bullfrog in Duckweed
Pilant Lake just off 0 Acre Lake Trail
Bullfrog on 40 Acre Lake
Buck in Fog
Early morning before sunrise on Old Horseshoe Lake Trail
Argiope Arauntia - Female Black & Yellow Garden Spider on Old Horseshoe Lake at sunrise.
Dewy spider web at sunrise on Old Horseshoe Lake
White-tailed deer on Old Horseshoe Lake Trail at sunrise
White-tailed deer on Old Horseshoe Lake Trail at sunrise - checking me out.
American Alligator on 40 Acre Lake Trail
American Alligator off 40 Acre Lake trail on Pilant Lake side.
Green Heron on Spillway Trail at sunrise.
Dan...walking over Spillway Bridge at sunrise.
Spillway Bridge at sunrise
Caught in the act...raccoon spotted me on Spillway trail taking its picture.
Green Heron on Pilant Lake off Spillway Trail.
Rabbit with notched ear on 40 Acre Lake Trail at the top by the parking lot.
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly (Papilio glaucus) on Spillway Trail, between 40 Acre and Elm Lake.
American Alligator on 40 Acre Lake Trail.
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