Sailboats far across the bay. The above was taken with my 300mm lens. The below was taken with my phone so you can see how far away they were.
What a perfect winter morning in early February. It was sunny and 72 degrees. I stopped by the Safety Harbor fishing pier before heading home after my walk and the park and pier were packed with people hanging out. There was a kiteboarder skimming across the bay in front of the fishing pier and someone flying a kite next to the pier. People were out walking their dogs and kids were playing in the field along the water. Sailboats were cruising by. This was our early spring. Soon it will be too hot and no one will be here but the skeeters and the pigeons
Pigeons in the park. They don’t get a lot of respect but they are really pretty when the sun hits those iridescent feathers.
A pelican flying into the mangroves next to another one that was napping.
White pelicans flying high up over the fishing pier.
A juvenile blue heron looking for food in the muck at low tide.
What a perfect day to be out and about.
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Great yacht shots.
Something about a sailboat out on the water… so beautiful!
You really captured the beauty of the day!
Agreed, pigeons get no respect; their feathers are so beautiful. I have never been on a sailboat. Have you? Have a nice week-end.
I’ve only been on a sailboat once in my life I love those pictures; so blue. Pigeons were common where I grew up (New York City) but yes, their feathers are beautiful in certain light.