One of many little groups of great egrets at dawn.
A water lily flower.
Nutria, an invasive species.
Great blue heron, wood duck box and a belted kingfisher. We also saw a fair number of ducks, including a wood duck.
White ibises. I later did a painting based on this photo. See it here.
One of many butterflies (including monarchs, buckeyes and sulphers,) a gulf fritillary.
(Update, Nov. 2, 2008; This photo was featured on the front page of the St. Tammany News.)
Eastern towhee on a burned branch. We also saw mockingbirds, a female red winged blackbird and red bellied woodpeckers.
Green lynx spider on goldenrod.
I was looking up the spider in a field guide and glanced up to see this bald eagle approaching.
We stopped for breakfast on the way home and then we napped. It was a great morning.