|A bandit watching us from the mangroves|
|A Great blue Heron, an Egret, and a Little blue heron perched in the mangroves|
|An immature Yellow-crowned night heron hiding.|
A Great blue heron, 2 Yellow-crowned night herons and a Little blue heron.
|Florida orb weaver|
|Spinybacked orb weaver|
|Black mangrove with aerial roots (pneumataphores)|
The seeds of many mangrove species germinate while still attached to the parent (viviparous) and begin growing a root structure. After detaching the seeds float about randomly and when the root touches the bottom they grow into the substrate.
|The Common buckeye butterfly|
|American white pelican|