Alligator mississippiensis, or the American Alligator, seen just off trail in Jean Lafitte National Park - Barataria Preserve
Agkistrodon piscivorus, or the Cottonmouth Moccasin, at Jean Lafitte National Park - Bartaria Preserve
Himantopus mexicanus, or the Black-necked Stilt, in the marshes hear Buras, LA
Eudocimus albus , of the White Ibis, soars over the marsh south of Buras, LA in South Louisiana.
My main motivator when going into the outdoors is to see wildlife. In fact, it's the reason I pciked up a cmaera in thre firs tplace.