March 2017

Coded locations in Louisiana for the following photos may be found on each photo under the date.

BC=Bonnet Carre Spillway
BCH=Bogue Chitto NWR
LAP=Laplace, LA
MET=Metairie, LA
PRMA=Pearl River WMA
VEN=Venice, LA
WE=West End, New Orleans

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Cypress

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Old Hwy 51
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Woods scene--Laplace, LA

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Butterweed (Senecio)

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Male Red-winged Blackbird

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Artsy Mockingbird

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Mallard pair

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Brown Pelican

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Brown Pelican

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Artsy Brown Pelican

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First Zinnia in the garden

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Male Downy Woodpecker

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Old railroad bridge near bogue Chitto NWR

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Old railroad bridge near Bogue Chitto NWR

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Cypress scene

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Cypress scene

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Bumblebee on Bull Thistle flower

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Daisy fleabane

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Flowers from a Tung tree
(caution--all parts of this tree are poisonous)

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Tung tree flowers

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Tung tree flowers

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Artsy sailboat

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Monk Parakeet
All the following photos are from Venice, LA on March 23, 2017.
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American Alligator

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Alligator

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Alligator

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Alligators

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Alligator

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Alligator

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Osprey
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Osprey

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Osprey

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Roseate Spoonbill

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Roseate Spoonbill

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Roseate Spoonbill

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Roseate Spoonbill

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Roseate Spoonbill

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Roseate Spoonbill

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Roseate Spoonbill

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Brown Pelican

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Brown Pelican

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Brown Pelican

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Brown Pelican art

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Female Anhinga
(She is picking up oil from the  uropygial  gland at the base of her tail and will rub the oil over her feathers to condition them)

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Female Anhinga

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Male Boat-tailed Grackles displaying

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Male boat-tailed Grackle

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Tricolored Heron art

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Tricolored Heron

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Tricolored Heron

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Tricolored Heron on nest

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Tricolored Heron

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Tricolored Heron

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Tricolored Heron

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Tricolored Heron

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Tricolored Heron

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Tricolored Heron

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Turkey Vulture

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Snowy Egret in flying display posture

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Snowy Egret

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Snowy Egret

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Snowy Egret

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Snowy Egret

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Snowy Egret

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Snowy Egret

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Yellow-crowned Night Heron

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Yellow-crowned Night Heron

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Spider Lily

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Louisiana Iris

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Spider Lily

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Swamp Sparrow

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Venice scenic

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To view two montages of most of these photos please click
HERE
and find Panels 3 and 4.