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|Where to See the Alluring Ghost Orchid in Florida|
The rare ghost orchid grows at Audubon Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary near Naples, Florida. Brent Smith, a volunteer at Corkscrew, said the orchid is like a celebrity at the sanctuary when it blooms during the summer.
Corkscrew SIGHTINGS: Nature Gives Viewing Opportunities in Summer and Fall
In August, swallow-tailed kites, black-and-white acrobats of the sky, began gathering in large flocks in preparation for fall migration. After breeding around the southeastern U.S. over the summer, they staged in locations like Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary before completing their herculean journeys to South American wintering grounds.
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary is a Popular Migration Station
The perilous, even herculean, long-distance marathons along what is called the Atlantic Flyway, require tremendous amounts of energy, and Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary is positioned in just the right place, with just the right type of tasty critters to fatten up birds on the fly.
One of the Most Resilient Trees on Earth is Dying in Droves (paywall)
(Photo caption) A Florida black bear finds a scratching post in the National Audubon Society’s Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, one of the last virgin cypress forests left in the United States.