A few monk parakeets were flying around the parking lot.
It was low tide on the beach and very few people were there so the shorebirds were napping. Although, something kept spooking them and they would all take off flying in a circle and then come land in the same spot.
There were two white pelicans floating around in the area around the beach. They were hanging out with a bunch of cormorants. They stayed pretty far out in the water so these were all extremely cropped.
I rarely go the tiny beach next to downtown St. Pete. It’s usually pretty busy and there’s a big public swimming pool in the parking lot. I was in the area so I stopped and talk a quick walk in the sand. It was fairly early in the morning so there wasn’t anyone on the beach. The paved trail along the side of it was packed with people walking, jogging, biking and walking their dogs. It was a normal weekend rush hour traffic on the trails.
This is one of my favorite spots to just watch the waters and skies 🙂 Great photos!
I just saw skimmers for the first time this past year – they make quite a display, don’t they?
Nice shots, all!
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Nice shot of the white pelicans; I can’t speak for others, but for myself I can only say that life would be a whole lot different without such easy access to the water.
Wonderful shots of the shore birds ~ The colors in the parakeet are fantastic!
Wishing you a Happy Week ~ ^_^
Wonderfull serie, greeting from Belgium
Such a lot of sea birds