Blue Jay Facts:
Blue Jays are a bit of a mysterious bird
They are intelligent and have complex social structures
They notoriously love acorns and are credited with spreading oak trees
Extremely abundant in Southwest Fl...
Eastern Cottontail rabbits are a very common species in southwest Florida. This chunky, grayish-brown animal is distinguished by its puffy white tail. These rabbits can grow from 14 to 17 inches and weigh between 2-4 pounds.
Muscovy Ducks are considered an invasive species according to Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Though it is not unusual to see Floridians keeping these ducks as pets. One does not need a permit in order to keep a domesticated ...
The Eastern Lubber Grasshopper (Romalea Mircroptera) also known simply as, Lubber Grasshopper, is the most identifiable grasshopper in Florida.
Stages of Lubber Grasshopper:
Nymph Stage: smaller than adults, wingless and completel...
Florida State Butterfly
Zebra Longwing (Heliconius Charithonia)
Long black wings
Distinctive thin yellow bands
Slow and graceful flight
More common ...
Also known as "red bird" or "common cardinal."
Territory: Southern Canada through the eastern United States- Maine to Texas, South through Mexico. Found in woodlands, gardens, shrub lands, swamps, and residential areas.
With today being the first day of fall and many people embracing the fall decorations and decor, it is the perfect opportunity to talk about the biggest spider in Florida, the Golden Silk Orb-Weaver Spider (Nephila).
The Florida Sandhill Crane's status is state-designated threatened.
Height: 4 feet tall
Wing Span: 6 1/2 feet wide
Diet: seeds and berries, insects and worms, mice, small reptiles, amphibians, and small birds