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Archive for February 28th, 2010

Palma Sola Botanical Park

Red-bellied Woodpecker, originally uploaded by bmthomas.

The Palma Sola Botanical Park is right across the street from Robinson Preserve so there is no reason not to visit both. It is open daily from 8am until dusk- no entry fee!

Normally there are lots of flowers to photograph. Unfortunately they looked like maybe they had been affected by freezing weather.

So the birds are the other attraction. In just a short morning visit I saw cormorants, osprey, red bellied wood peckers, brown pelican, a hawk of some kind, blue-gray gnatcatchers wood storks, white ibis, moching birds, canada geese, coot, mallards, etc.

Well worth a visit or two. I always walk down in the morning any time I am visiting my parents.

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