Bob has been wanting to do a boat tour in a swamp for a several years, so we decided take my niece and her family to Lake Martin in a town called Breaux Bridge, and did the Cajun Country Swamp Tour. Our tour guide knew exactly where the alligators and owls hang out, and everyone including the 6 year old and 1 year old enjoyed it. We rode a boat for 2 hours through the cypress swamp, and saw Alligators, turtles, frogs, and many many different species of birds. .In Louisiana, cypress trees stand in the swamp.
Another gator. (Photo Credit: Bob)
Prothonotary Warbler singing loud!
Wood Duck (Female)
Juvenile American Bittern? (Photo credit: Bob)
Anhinga. The neck is black, so I guess it is a male.
A Juvenile Double-crested Cormorant
Little Blue Heron
Black-crowned Night Heron. I wonder what is the white thing around his neck. In Santa Clara, Night Herons were always asleep when I saw them, but this one was awake and having lunch!
Great Blue Heron