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The Trailhead is located in Lake County, Florida. map

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(352) 429-5566

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of wildlife or plants seen
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Excerpt from September 22, 2007 Trailday Newsletter
Scrub-Jays Extremely Active

This time of the year, the scrub-jays are extremely busy foraging for acorns for their winter food supply. We've been observing the Scrub-Jay Trail family expanding their range from
the big quercus geminata  (sand live oak) across Monte Vista Road , down to the trees by
the lake. Every once in a while they'll take some time to pay us a visit, with the baby making a very raucous presence.

The September Orientation group was getting concerned that the jays might not be seen close-up, but in typical fashion, at the very last minute, they flew in formation to the group, and two of them simultaneously landed on Neal Rossdeutcher's head!
Photo op extraordinaire!

Louise Hunt captured this moment of the "baby" recently. Notice the head and neck feathers, changing from their youthful grey into the grown up blue.

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