Thursday, August 8 2019
Seeing Brown Pelicans is pretty assured if you’re on a beach in Florida as they fly very low over the waves in single file, flapping their wings and gliding in formation.
Wednesday, July 17 2019
Brown anoles (De La Sagra’s Anole, Bahaman Anole) are the most common lizard I see everywhere in Florida and are so numerous that we literally have to avoid stepping on the when leaving our place. They're small and native to Cuba and the Bahamas. This species is said to be highly invasive and have the altered behavior and triggered a negative effect on populations of the native green anole (Carolina anole) but this is based on casual observation.
Saturday, July 13 2019
The Brown Basilisk (Basiliscus vittatus) is an invasive lizard that has been introduced to Florida. Basilisks sometimes run bipedally and have the ability to "run" on water and have been dubbed the "Jesus Lizard" in reference to the biblical passage of Matthew 14:22-34.