Category Archives: Fish & Wildlife

Kittiwake Death a Wake-Up Call

Sometimes it takes a tragedy to change the way things have always been done. It started last winter when two kittiwakes – Arctic birds seldom seen in Florida – showed up at the Sunshine Skyway Fishing Pier State Park. Birders from...

Seasons of Salt

Salinity zones support diverse wildlife [easy-media med=”1216″ size=”300,400″ align=”right”]Those of us who enjoy being outdoors on bay area waterways have noticed that the seasonal shifts in fl...

White Pelicans are Show-Stoppers in Tampa Bay

The white pelicans are clearly related to our native brown pelican, but their enormous size, stark-white plumage and tendency to travel in large flocks makes them a show-stopper for nearly everyone who sees them. Weighing up to 30...