Pileated Woodpecker

  A pileated woodpecker is about 15 inches in length and is one of the largest woodpeckers found in North America. (Only the possibly extinct Ivory-billed Woodpecker in the southeastern United States and Cuba. A pileated woodpecker makes its nest in a tree cavity. The female lays four eggs. Both parents incubate the eggs during the […]

Snowy Egret basking in the Florida Sun

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Birds of Texas

  The Birds of Texas   From regional giants to the rare Mexican visitor, it’s truly amazing to bird-watch in the Lone Star State. With each section of Texas being so varied in both climate and area, the incredible number of species to be found is almost downright magical.   As 2014 begins to close […]

How to Find Nesting Florida Sandhill Cranes

  How to Find Nesting Florida Sandhill Cranes Now is a great time to search for nesting Florida sandhill cranes.  Most Floridians know that cranes are cherished members of our communities since so many can be found in our urban areas.  They are very social birds during the off season congregating in large groups but […]

This Week in St Augustine August 12 2013

         August 12, 2013 Monday – Sunday: August 12 – 18 4th Annual Nature & Wildlife Exhibit – This stunning exhibition features landscapes, floral, marine life, birds, plant life and more. The St. Augustine Art Association Gallery in St. Augustine is open Tuesday – Saturday, noon – 4 p.m. and Sunday 2 – 5 p.m. Admission is free. 11 Marine St. 904-824-2310. Ignorance is a Choice Art Exhibit – Artist Donny […]

Clapper Rail

  by Zach McKenna Have you ever been out on the water floating by a salt marsh estuary and hear a distinct clapping noise coming from in between the stems of cord grass? Once you hear this sound, you’ll always be able to identify it as the Clapper Rail (Rallus longirostris).  This salt-water marsh hen […]

Salt Marsh Kayak Tour

  Date: Repeats every week every Wednesday and every Saturday 20 times . Wed, 07/10/2013 – 10:00am to 12:00pm Sat, 07/13/2013 – 10:00am to 12:00pm Wed, 07/17/2013 – 10:00am to 12:00pm Sat, 07/20/2013 – 10:00am to 12:00pm Venue or organization: St. Augustine Eco Tours Join the professional and personable Kayak Guides of St. Augustine Eco Tours for a 2-hour paddle through the beautiful waters of St. Augustine. […]

July 22, 2013 This Week in St Augustine

         July 22, 2013 Monday – Sunday: July 22 – 28 Picasso: Art & Arena Exhibit – An exhibition featuring dozens of Picasso originals, including many that have never been seen previously in the United States. Both famous and rare, these pieces were produced in different styles, techniques and media; providing unique insights into one of Picasso’s main themes: bullfighting.  The exhibition is […]

Sea Turtles in St. Augustine, Florida

   Sea Turtles in St. Augustine, Florida By Trish Elliott Zach McKenna and his naturalist guides at Ecotours of St. Augustine Florida offer many fascinating adventures, among them the opportunity to see a sea turtle “up close and personal”.   While visiting the ancient city of St. Augustine Florida, if you are coming from the […]

St Augustine Eco Tours

  St Augustine Eco Tours   The mission of St. Augustine Eco Tours is to educate and provide an opportunity for people to experience animals in their natural habitat. Dolphins (Tursiops truncates) are one of the animals we see on over 95% of our trips and are one of the reasons SAET came into existence. […]