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DID SOMEONE SAY ALLIGATOR AT THE BEACH!

If you ever see tracks like this on the Beach, beware! Gator near by! It seems the Alligators out number the Sharks at the Beach! I was fishing in ankle deep water, pulling out Flounder and all of a sudden this Alligator surfaced very close to me. Needless to say …

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We love This Place!

Birds Everywhere! The Day Started with this Willet in the back yard, I grabbed my camera and followed it across the street to the beach. When I got back to the yard this Killdeer was hanging around. When the Barn Swallows showed up to get mud for there nest the …

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Fishing Constance Beach Louisiana

    These guys weren’t out there for long when a Big Red Hit his line ! Good Job! Nothing like catching a Big Red in Cameron!Like us on Facebook…httpss://www.facebook.com/eaglesandmore/                  

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The Peveto Woods Bird & Wildlife Sanctuary

The Peveto Woods Bird & Wildlife Sanctuary, located on the Creole Nature Trail in Louisiana, is an important stop for millions of migrating birds and butterflies. Learn more about this important sanctuary. Category Pets & Animals License Standard YouTube License

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A Congregation of Great Egrets off Mud Lake

At the end of the 19th century, large numbers were killed so their plumes could be used to decorate hats. The symbol of the National Audubon Society is the Great Egret. They have a slow flight and fly with their necks retracted. This is a distinguishing characteristic. A group of …

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Today on Constance Beach Louisiana

Another Beautiful Day on the Gulf Coast!

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Cameron Parish OEP is reporting five wildfires in Cameron Parish.

Cameron Parish OEP is reporting five wildfires in Cameron Parish. The fires were started by lightning strikes from a thunderstorm this afternoon. The first fire is in the marshes near Gibbstown bridge and is expected to burn itself out. The second fire is in the wilderness near Creole and the …

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Shrimping in Louisiana

Shrimping in Louisiana: Overview of a Tradition By Laura Landry     Shrimp, shrimp, shrimp! They are boiled, fried, stewed, in a Creole sauce, an etouffee, stuffed with breadcrumbs and rice, and found in the gumbos and jambalayas of South Louisiana. Shrimping has a long history in Louisiana. Fishermen have …

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Black-bellied Whistling-Duck Eggs in the Marsh!

My best guess is that these eggs are about 15 days old. The Black-bellied Whistling-Ducks have been tending them in the marsh in our backyard. We hope to view the hatchlings! Whether nesting in natural cavities or nest boxes, Black-bellied Whistling-Ducks typically don’t build a nest; they lay their eggs …

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Flounder are hitting at Constance Beach Louisiana

The flounder is wonderfully adapted for its way of life. Both eyes in adults are on the “up” side of the head and the pigmentation of the upper side of the body can be varied to match the surrounding environment. A small body cavity and the absence of air bladder …

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Snowy Egret Feeding on Bait Fish Constance Beach La.

Among the most elegant of the herons, the slender Snowy Egret sets off immaculate white plumage with black legs and brilliant yellow feet. Those feet seem to play a role in stirring up or herding small aquatic animals as the egret forages. Breeding Snowy Egrets grow filmy, curving plumes that …

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Willet Investigates Alligator at the Beach

This Willet kept checking out this Alligator at the Beach in Cameron Today. These long-legged, straight-billed shorebirds feed along beaches, mudflats, and rocky shores. Willets are common on most of our coastline—learn to recognize them and they’ll make a useful stepping-stone to identifying other shorebirds. Piercing calls and distinctive wing …

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