Males are iridescent chestnut and green, with ornate patterns on nearly every feather; the females have a distinctive profile and delicate white pattern around the eye. They live in wooded swamps, where they nest in holes in trees or in nest boxes put up around lake margins. They are one of the few duck species with claws that can grip bark and perch on branches.
- Join us for a family fun hike at Rock Springs State Park on Sunday, October 3
- Please support the GoFundMe campaign launched for the Serenity Garden
- The Fascinating History of Wekiwa Springs
- Discovery Hour is back – Join us every Saturday at 2 pm at the Nature Center
- 34th Annual Real Florida 5K/10K Cross Country Run at Wekiwa Springs State Park, Saturday, February 27th 2021
- Learning Opportunities for Youth at State Parks
- Discovery Hours Summer Program
- Support our bear Go Fund Me Campaign
- Wekiva Wilderness Retreat 2020 – September 18-20th -CANCELLED DUE TO COVID
- Serenity Garden Update
- Bear Awareness Day for Fourth Graders
- Special Serenity Garden Coming to Wekiwa Springs Park
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