Photo by Scott Norris

A pair of red-bellied woodpeckers have a nest in one of the palm trees on the southwest corner of the Ocean’s Reach pool.  Scott captured this charming photo of one playing “peek-a-boo” with our guests. 

Interested in some woodpecker trivia?

  • There are more than 180 species of woodpeckers worldwide.
  • Most woodpeckers have zygodactyl feet,
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Significant Otters

Look who popped up in the Ocean’s Reach pond last week!

Longtime guest Scott Norris captured a number of wonderful images on his latest visit here from Indianapolis, so much so that we thought we’d dedicate this week’s blogs to the amazing photos he shared with us.

First up are these “significant otters,” who are just as cute as can be!

Just how lovable are they?   » Read more

Encore! Encore!

When we talked with Frank M., our longtime guest from Groton Point, CT whose artwork we featured yesterday, he also shared a song he wrote for his lovely bride, Cynthia, as a Christmas present in 1994.

Even to this day, it’s easy to see that their love is still melodious!

By the way, it’s a big year for this wonderful couple —  » Read more

A Sentimental Journey

Our owners are among our many blessings on Sanibel.  They’re a main reason why Ocean’s Reach is truly a “family” and we feel privileged to share in a part of their lives. 

We received this beautiful arrangement from Jim Lewis earlier this week informing us that he is transferring ownership of his unit to his daughter, Nancy.  While it’s a bittersweet moment for all of us,  » Read more

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