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Flamingo Gardens

Founded by Floyd & Jane Wray in 1933, and spanning 60 acres, Flamingo Gardens (Davie, Florida) features the Wray Botanical Collection and the Everglades Wildlife Sanctuary.
A half-acre aviary hosts 42 species and more than 200 birds. It includes the largest captive collection of wading birds in the United States and operates the only breeding program for the endangered wood stork.

Do take the time to read the sign in the first photo.

The garden's goal is to show Florida as it used to be, with 300 species of palms, 200-year old Live Oaks, "Champion" trees such as the Bread Nut, Topical Hazel Nut, Indian Jujube, and West Indian Catalpa to name a few, along with citrus groves, wetland, and native hammock areas.
Note: Champion trees are the largest documented trees of their species in the state

I was impressed with their brochure comment:
"We ask that you take nothing but pictures and leave nothing but footprints."

Wildlife area Ibis and flamingos
Love those necks Osprey
Think she's tired of being photographed? America's finest: The Bald Eagle Crested Caracara
Lots of owls here Barn Owl The classic wise old bird
Young cormorant Swan
Pelican Eye to eye Snowy Egret
Cropped for closer view White Heron Spoonbill
Sleeping duck Royal Tern Turtle
He's huge and doesn't move much Florida's finest- the alligator
Smiling?