Sunshine Skyway bridge – Skywatch Friday

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Wood stork hanging out in the water.

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He gave me a glance and then went back to checking out the water for food.

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Terns and a gull knee-deep in the water.

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Taking a bath.

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Taken with my wide-angle lens. The birds were lined up on the beach in front of the Sunshine Skyway bridge.

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Farther back, the bridge off in the distance.

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Taken from in the water, the sky looks bluer here than the picture above.

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This was a panorama taken with my phone. You can just barely see the bridge in the distance. This is the view from the East Beach turnaround.

I headed out to Fort Desoto in late September. It was a beautiful morning. Luckily I had my wide-angle lens in the car because there wasn’t a lot of birds around. The clouds were beautiful against the blue sky and the rain held out until much later in the afternoon. By then I was napping on the couch.

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