North Captiva Wildlife

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Just kidding! That’s Crabby Amy, but she is WILD!

The wildlife on N.Captiva is varied and wonderful.

These two gulls loudly welcomed each boat as they came into the bay

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Ospreys flying overhead are as common as sparrows

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As are pelicans

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Dolphins too!

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Shore birds are plentiful and will allow you to come quite close for photo ops!

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This one wore socks!

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This heron was a favorite subject.

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Gopher tortoises appeared from underground on warm afternoons.

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I even rescued this hatchling from being run over by golf carts!

A rehabber’s work never ends!

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I also rescued this tree frog from the pool

 

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These birds were all over the place

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Tiny skinks were too

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I wish I could have seen the bobcat that left these prints on the beach!

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These two shots are by far my favorites!

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10 Responses to North Captiva Wildlife

  1. Michele says:

    WOW, beautiful photos, Lisa!!!

  2. caprik says:

    ALL beautimous, especially the last 2. That rescued hatchling looks CRABBY!

  3. Laurie says:

    All those beautiful wildlife photos — I’m certain some may be used as inspiration for future mosaics.

  4. CapriP says:

    Great photos! You forgot the pond turtle you rescued out of the Gulf of Mexico!!!

  5. deb says:

    Beautiful photos Lis! Isn’t the heron’s silhouette so distinctive, really great photo. I have a photo of the other turtle.

  6. Zona says:

    Awesome photos!! I love the second to last one… WOW!!!

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