Key Biscayne’s Fragile Ecosystem, Part Two

Marina at Downtown Miami, Biscayne Bay, Florida This is Biscayne Bay as seen from downtown Miami. The Florida Manatee, a critically endangered species , has been sighted in this bay. The Manatees are slow-moving mammals and have a very peaceful and curious nature. Their swimming along coastal overpopulated areas such as Miami, has led to many…

Key Biscayne’s Fragile Ecosystem, Part One

Juvenile Laughing Gull (Leucophaseus atricilla) Key Biscayne in Miami, Florida, is part of my frequent travel destinations. I saw several juvenile laughing gulls with different plumage. Key Biscayne lies south of Miami Beach and east of Miami. The village is connected to Miami via the Rickenbacker Causeway, originally built in 1947. The construction of hotels and several condominium complexes in Key Biscayne…