Cajun Country Swamp Tour, May 15th, 2016

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.DSC_0066-2 .In Louisiana, cypress trees stand in the swamp.

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Another gator.  (Photo Credit: Bob)


Prothonotary Warbler singing loud!


Wood Duck (Female)

P1010425Juvenile American Bittern?   (Photo credit: Bob)


Anhinga. The neck is black, so I guess it is a male.

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Female Anhinga


Double-crested Cormorant

DSC_0110A Juvenile Double-crested Cormorant


Little Blue Heron

DSC_0046 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





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