Roseate Spoonbills at Lafreniere Park in Metairie
I’m not going to lie. Lafreniere Park is like a refugee camp for abandoned animals. The sheer amount of bunnies and chickens in the early summer is just staggering. But, despite the actions of a few VERY IRRESPONSIBLE people, it is a pretty cool place.
The bird island sanctuary is an amazing place to see wading birds and water fowl, especially in late summer and mid winter. Today, I saw my first urban Roseate Spoonbill of the year. And if that isn’t enough to convince you to check it out, there’s a Black-bellied Whistling Duck with ducklings that are easily the cutest ducklings I’ve ever seen.