Crane Point and BPK

IMG_9076Injured

Peregrine Falcon with the saddest eyes.

IMG_9108CoopersHawk

Cooper’s Hawk living freely in BPK.

IMG_9067CoopersHawk

Cooper’s Hawks in captivity due to injuries.

IMG_9074InjuredOsprey

Many of the birds at Crane Point were permanently injured by cat attacks. This bird is an Osprey.

IMG_9092Cactus

Nopal Cactus in bloom, edible and used extensively in Mexican cuisine.

IMG_9079NopalCactus

IMG_9063.Birdhouses

Check-out time is 11 A.M.

 

IMG_8979NoNameKey

No Name Key

IMG_9019NorthernBPK

Northern BPK

IMG_9113KeyDeer

Rutting season is winding down on the island and life is more peaceful among the bucks.

IMG_8934KeyDeerYum

A man at the Visitor’s Center told me in his state of Iowa 60,000 White- tailed deer are hunted each year. I wonder if people realize the kind of life deer lead and if they did they most likely would not care.

IMG_9039Ziggy@11weeksold

 

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