Wildlife

Weather moving in the bayou.

Love this place! Beauty everywhere!

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Saved another one! Rose breasted Grosbeak

Hit by automobile! A little rest, water and some bugs for lunch, a quick exam and overnight stay. Now he’s back on his way! Bursting with black, white, and rose-red, male Rose-breasted Grosbeaks are like an exclamation mark at your bird feeder or in your binoculars. Females and immatures are …

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Slow down for migrating birds!

The Rose breasted Grosbeak. Two males share the record for the oldest Both birds were at least 12 years, 11 months old when recaptured and released during bnding operations. One was banded in 1972 in Vermont and found in the same state in 1984. The other was banded in Maryland …

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Red-winged Blackbird

The oldest recorded Red-winged Blackbird was 15 years, 9 months old. It was banded in New Jersey in 1967, and found alive, but injured in Michigan in 1983. It was able to be released after recovering from its injuries. All the pictures on my website Eaglesandmore.com are taken by me …

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Speckled kingsnake

The oldest wild common kingsnake was 9 years old and the oldest in captivity was 33.3 .years old . …. Common kingsnakes are listed as a “ species of concern” on the United States Federal list. 16-60 inches. Shiny black above, each scale with a white or yellow spot; underside …

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Help! Crazy ants! Threatening more than our local wildlife!

Crazy ants crashed my MacBook!  I am unable to upload good pictures to the site or any social media ? Please visit Johnson Bayou Louisiana for some of the best bird watching in the south! Thanks for the support! Jeff out? READ ON AND LEARN THE TRUTH ABOUT CRAZY ANTS! …

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Black-necked Stilt’s frequent Johnson Bayou Louisiana

The oldest recorded Black-necked Stilt was at least 12 years, 5 months old. it was banded in Venezuela and found in the Lesser Antilles. A striking black-and-white bird with very long, thin red legs, the Black-necked Stilt is found along the edges of shallow water in open country.   Black-necked …

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Johnson Bayou Donkeys

The record for the oldest documented age for a donkey is 54 years old in New Mexico, USA. Although often portrayed as moody and difficult to work with, donkeys, if trained right, can be loyal and effective farm hands that are naturally inclined to not only herd but also protect …

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