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The Villages
Sunday, November 27, 2022

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Adorable Squirrel Near Lake Okahumpka

This adorable squirrel was snacking away and making yummy sounds near Lake Okahumpka. Thanks to Julie Walfield for sharing!

Huge Alligator At Fenney Nature Trail

This huge alligator with a big toothy grin was greeting everyone on the boardwalk at Fenney Nature Trail. Thanks to Sam Boatman for sharing!

Picture-Perfect Fall Day At Lake Sumter Landing

It was another picture-perfect fall day at Lake Sumter Landing in The Villages. Thanks to Julie Walfield for sharing!

Great Blue Heron Taking A Rest In The Village Of Collier

The great blue heron decided to perch in a tree to rest in the Village of Collier. Thanks to Ron Resseguie for sharing!

Little Blue Heron Fishing Over Pond In The Village Of St. Johns

The little blue heron starts life almost completely white and, by adulthood, is almost entirely blue. Here the immature little blue heron is seen fishing at sunset over a pond in the Village of St. Johns. Thanks to Sam Boatman for sharing!

Hooded Mergansers On Pond Near Churchill Greens Executive Golf Course

This rare Florida breeding pair of hooded mergansers seemed to love frolicking in the waters of a pond near Churchill Greens Executive Golf Course in The Villages. Thanks to Julie Walfield for sharing!

Sandhill Crane Close-Up At Hogeye Pathway

Check out this close-up headshot of a sandhill crane spotted on Hogeye Pathway in The Villages. Thanks to Lisa Myers for sharing!

Great Blue Heron On A Log On Fenney Nature Trail

The great blue heron was sitting on a log on Fenney Nature Trail. Thanks to Kenneth Bastin for sharing!

Alligator Swims By Great Blue Heron At Fenney Nature Trail

This blue heron was standing alert as an alligator swam by at Fenney Nature Trail. Thanks to Konni Yingst for sharing!

White Pelican And Cormorant In The Village of St. Catherine

This white pelican and cormorant gave new meaning to taking a little one under your wing on a pond in the Village of St. Catherine. Thanks to Julie Walfield for sharing!

Mockingbird Catches A Lizard At Fenney Nature Trail

This mockingbird, Florida's state bird, caught a lizard for breakfast at Fenney Nature Trail. Thanks to Sam Boatman for sharing!

Exquisite Sunrise In The Villages

An exquisite sunrise greets all who live in The Villages each and every morning. Thanks to Julie Walfield for sharing!

Sandhill Cranes In The Villages Flying Across The Morning Sun

These three sandhill cranes in The Villages passing in front of the morning sun created a beautiful silhouette in the sky. Thanks to Ron Clark for sharing!

Killdeer Enjoying Beautiful Morning Weather At Hogeye Pathway In The Villages

This colorful little killdeer was seen enjoying the beautiful morning weather at Hogeye Pathway in The Villages. Thanks to Sam Boatman for sharing!

Stunning Sunrise At Hogeye Pathway In The Villages

Check out this stunning sunrise at Hogeye Pathway in The Villages. Thanks to Ron Clark for sharing!

Beautiful Sunset At Bogart Executive Golf Course In The Villages

This great blue heron’s wings form a circle with its reflection over a pond at sunset on the Bogart Executive Golf Course in The Villages. Thanks to Jim Laurent for sharing!

Great Blue Heron Landing On The Boardwalk At Lake Sumter Landing

This great blue heron was touching down for a night landing on the boardwalk at Lake Sumter Landing. Thanks to Ron Clark for sharing!

High Winds In The Villages From Tropical Storm Nicole

The airports were closed, Disney was closed, the schools were closed, and the palm trees swayed more than usual. It was just another visit from this summer's tropical storm season. Thanks to Julie Walfield for sharing this photo taken during Tropical Storm Nicole!

Bald Eagles Preparing Nest At Briarwood Executive Golf Course

The very popular eagle parents-to-be rendezvoused at their home at Briarwood Executive Golf Course behind Briar Meadow Postal Station to do a little maintenance work in preparation for the arrival of the babies. Thanks to Sam Boatman for sharing!

Snowy Egret Flying Above Pond In The Village Of Richmond

This lovely snowy egret was flying just above a pond near the Village of Richmond. Its wing caught the light reflecting from the pond's surface at just the right angle causing its underside to shimmer in translucent grace. Thanks to Julie Walfield for sharing!

Squirrel Enjoying Lunch At Lake Sumter Landing Boardwalk

Check out this squirrel enjoying his lunch on the Lake Sumter Landing Boardwalk. Thanks to Joe Banville for sharing!

Whooping Crane And Sandhill Crane In The Village Of Pine Hills

The whooping crane is an extremely endangered species. The adult can be over 5 feet tall with a 7-foot wingspan and is the tallest bird in North America. This one was spotted with a sandhill crane in the Village of Pine Hills. Thanks to Sam Boatman for sharing!

Great Blue Heron At Wilkerson Creek Park & Children’s Playground

This statuesque great blue heron took up his usual post perched atop the gazebo at Wilkerson Creek Park & Children's Playground in The Villages. He seemed fascinated by a family of mottled ducks swimming upstream on a very sunny afternoon. Thanks to Julie Walfield for sharing!

Cooper’s Hawk With Garter Snake At Hogeye Pathway

This Cooper's hawk was spotted polishing off a garter snake for breakfast at Hogeye Pathway in The Villages. Thanks to Rob Mack for sharing!