Photos from the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge; 26 September 2014

Yesterday was my first day off from work in eight days. I could have spent the day playing radio but instead I decided to visit the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge with my parents and my nephew. It was an overcast day and probably not the best for photography but it still ended up being a very nice visit. It was worth it just to see one the day’s sights: a very young alligator that had taken up a spot on it’s mother’s back!

One of the 2 Great Blue Herons we saw yesterday
One of the two Great Blue Herons we saw yesterday
The biggest alligator we saw yesterday, resting on a bank
The biggest alligator we saw yesterday, resting on a bank
Very young juvenile alligator resting on it's mother's back. Note the other two siblings, one on each side of the mother.
Very young juvenile alligator resting on it’s mother’s back. Note the other two siblings, one on each side of the mother.
Juvenile alligator
Juvenile alligator
Another view of the young one resting on it's mother's back
Another view of the young one resting on it’s mother’s back
Juvenile alligator
Juvenile alligator
Camouflaged juvenile alligator
Camouflaged juvenile alligator
Alligator floating near one of the modern rice trunks
Alligator floating near one of the modern rice trunks
I have no idea what type of moth this is, but the upper part of it's body was a bluish color.
I have no idea what type of moth this is, but the upper part of it’s body was a bluish color.
Turtles sunning (in what sun there was) on a log
Turtles sunning (in what sun there was) on a log

One thought on “Photos from the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge; 26 September 2014

  1. Amazing and very beautiful photos. Wonderful that you spent the day with family over radio as that is where life begins.

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