Another Saturday morning walk at the Fort Desoto fishing pier

DSC_4016

I caught this kestrel flying over my head.

DSC_4024

He flew over to the top of a pine tree.

DSC_4028

Then a frigatebird flew close to the pier.

DSC_4059DSC_4060

A juvenile hawk.  He let me get pretty close.

DSC_4070

The young reddish egret is still hanging around the pier. I’m beginning to wonder if this is a hybrid of some sort. Is it an offspring of a reddish egret and a white morph reddish egret?

DSC_4114

A cormorant preening on a light post.

DSC_4194

The osprey  couple that nests near the Fort were hanging around together. If this warm weather keeps up this December, nesting season will be starting much earlier this year.

DSC_4067

A usual sight at the pier. A big boat passing the lighthouse at Egmont Key.

Just another perfect day at the beach. SkyWatch Friday

2 thoughts on “Another Saturday morning walk at the Fort Desoto fishing pier

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s