The "Slew" is over 3500 acres of wetland preserve. There is a 1.2 mile long boardwalk which intersects four lakes/ponds. During "season" there are two guided walks daily, which we weren't aware of.
|Peeking between the fence rails|
|Turtle, Herons (not sure what kind), Anhinga, Egret|
|Great Blue Heron|
Even though it hasn't rained much at all since November, the ferns were still green.
There was still water near Wood Duck Pond.
We agreed we have never seen an Ibis in a tree. They are always on the ground eating bugs.
We counted ten turtles sunning themselves.
Pretty sure this is a Black Crowned Night Heron,
We watched a Pileated Woodpecker for several minutes; I think they are my favorite.
We spotted several of these bird houses, for owls maybe...or ducks
Pop Ash Pond...
Pop Ash Pond actually dries up during the dry season but provides great hunting for the wading birds as the size of the pond gets smaller and the fish get stranded.
This preserve is prettier than it appears in the pictures with lots of wildlife and vegetation.
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