Birds of Texas

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  The Birds of Texas   From regional giants to the rare Mexican visitor, it’s truly amazing to bird-watch in the Lone Star State. With each section of Texas being so varied in both climate and area, the incredible number of species to be found is almost downright magical.   As 2014 begins to close […]

How to Find Nesting Florida Sandhill Cranes

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  How to Find Nesting Florida Sandhill Cranes Now is a great time to search for nesting Florida sandhill cranes.  Most Floridians know that cranes are cherished members of our communities since so many can be found in our urban areas.  They are very social birds during the off season congregating in large groups but […]

Clapper Rails

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  by Zach McKenna Have you ever been out on the water floating by a salt marsh estuary and hear a distinct clapping noise coming from in between the stems of cord grass? Once you hear this sound, you’ll always be able to identify it as the Clapper Rail (Rallus longirostris).  This salt-water marsh hen […]

The Fiddler Crab

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                  The Fiddler Crab                   By Trish Elliott                                                              Zach McKenna, the […]

Sea Turtles in St. Augustine, Florida

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   Sea Turtles in St. Augustine, Florida By Trish Elliott Zach McKenna and his naturalist guides at Ecotours of St. Augustine Florida offer many fascinating adventures, among them the opportunity to see a sea turtle “up close and personal”.   While visiting the ancient city of St. Augustine Florida, if you are coming from the […]

St Augustine Eco Tours

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  St Augustine Eco Tours   The mission of St. Augustine Eco Tours is to educate and provide an opportunity for people to experience animals in their natural habitat. Dolphins (Tursiops truncates) are one of the animals we see on over 95% of our trips and are one of the reasons SAET came into existence. […]

Ecotours and Alligators

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  Ecotours and Alligators By Trish Elliot   Zach McKenna, the owner and operator of St. Augustine Ecotours.com, strives to both support and expand the natural experience of witnessing nature.   Zach grew up in the marshes of Hilton Head, South Carolina, and worked as a naturalist and guide as a young man, which fueled […]

Ecotours and Alligators

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  Ecotours and Alligators By Trish Elliot   Zach McKenna, the owner and operator of St. Augustine Ecotours.com, strives to both support and expand the natural experience of witnessing nature.   Zach grew up in the marshes of Hilton Head, South Carolina, and worked as a naturalist and guide as a young man, which fueled […]