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Kayaking the beautifully high Silver River











September 30th, 2015 was a great day to be paddling. The normally clear Silver River is tea colored with it's swamps overflowing. The Cypress Knees are just above the waterline and we were fortunate to witness this occurance. There was lots to see; Limpkins, Anhingas, Tri-colored Herons, Little Blue, Green and Black Crowned Night Herons too. The Pied-billed Grebes are migrating down again, King Fishers, Wood Ducks, Moorhens, Pileated Woodpeckers and the Siver River Monkeys made an appearance along with a few Gators and Turtles that were out sunning. The rains we've had lately has set the stage for the natural ocelation of the swamps and it's the very thing the wildlife needs to thrive. They depend on this yearly happening and it makes for a really cool kayak trip.

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