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Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Gator Huntin'



I went out for a couple of hours looking for an alligator.  I didn't see a one.  
They probably saw me though.  I did see a turtle...

and this heron.

I forgot my bird book back home so I cannot tell you what kind of heron it is.

And there were these vine flowers I saw in South Carolina last year but have forgotten their name.

Somebody makes these little mud castles.  They are all over.  
I am so out of my element here in Louisiana.  I don't know anything.

I do know though that for some people, living life along the bayou must be pretty darn nice.






9 comments:

biebkriebels said...

Nice photos of the area, those people along the water have a nice place to live there and their houses look very pretty with the porches.

s.c said...

Could be a green heron but am not sure. Nice pics by the way. Interesting swamp.

MarkD60 said...

I think I could handle living there, except the "no swimming" and the gators!

TexWisGirl said...

yup, green heron. some sort of trumpet vine, but i'm sure there's a more specific name. and those mud castles are made by crayfish, crawfish, crawdads, mud bugs, whatever you want to call 'em. :)

grammie g said...

Hi John... All I would need to see is "alligators"and I wouldn't swim there !
Nice living there on the bayou for sure, but I would be looking for them gators all the time!! : )

Nice shot's!!

Grace

Felicia said...

pretty pictures.

You'll see a gator when you least expect it and are not prepared. LOL

Randy said...

I like the turtle shot.

Spare Parts and Pics said...

All looks foreign to me as well. The crayfish mud castle is interesting! Some nice homes, too.

John "By Stargoose And Hanglands" said...

One would have thought that the sign about the alligators would make the No Swimming sign kind of redundant. Nice area to explore.