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Woohoo my first (and only) American Otter

 
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Jan 06, 2017 23:28 |  #1

I was psyched to have seen this creature!!

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Jan 07, 2017 00:25 |  #2

Nice catch! I see them every once and awhile but they have always been in the water or tall grass. To catch one out in the open is quite fortuitous!

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Jan 07, 2017 12:09 |  #3

That would be odd to see one out like that.




  
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Jan 07, 2017 12:56 |  #4

Good catch.


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Jan 08, 2017 14:24 |  #5

Nice


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Jan 08, 2017 14:35 |  #6

Congrats. BTW the next time you are in FL. check out the west regional wastewater treatment marsh in Vero- just east of I-95. I see otters there every time I go. Also lots of birds to shoot


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Jan 09, 2017 01:59 |  #7

and running while looking at you...nice job MedicineMan


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Jan 09, 2017 08:52 |  #8

CaptBob wrote in post #18237815 (external link)
Congrats. BTW the next time you are in FL. check out the west regional wastewater treatment marsh in Vero- just east of I-95. I see otters there every time I go. Also lots of birds to shoot


Are you talking about Viera Wetlands?


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Jan 09, 2017 08:52 |  #9

MedicineMan4040 wrote in post #18236137 (external link)
I was psyched to have seen this creature!!

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Great shot. Where did you get him?


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Jan 09, 2017 19:40 |  #10

RikWriter wrote in post #18238628 (external link)
Are you talking about Viera Wetlands?

. No it's called the west regional wastewater treatment marsh


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Jan 12, 2017 09:33 |  #11

Congratulations, is it quite difficult to find them in the US?
Here in the UK it is difficult unless you go a Scottish Island - and even they are not that easy. Yell is meant to be easiest but it is a long way from everywhere. (10 hours drive, 13 hours ferry and then another 30 minutes drive and another 40 minute ferry from London)




  
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Jan 13, 2017 18:22 as a reply to  @ CaptBob's post |  #12

Viera is a different place, Merritt Island Refuge and Black Point Wild Life Drive is AMAZING for wading/herons/egrets and the like.


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