Big birds and little birds at Fort Desoto

The nanday parakeets are always goofing around.

A male and a female ruby throated hummingbird.

A great egret going by with a snack.

Little critters in the park.

A manatee cruising by the fishing dock.

Big boats going by.

From the fishing pier at Fort Desoto Park.

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Big boats and bikers – Skywatch Friday

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By the time I got to the park, the sun was already up high. It was filtered by the clouds.

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A brighter shot but with more clouds.

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Not sure what’s going on here. Were they watering the water??? Maybe they were practicing putting out a fire using the water from the bay.

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There’s always a lot of bikers on a Saturday morning.

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Everyone is in on the action.

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Another big ship coming into the bay. It was pretty far out.

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The coast guard going by.

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Rush hour traffic on the bay.

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Not a perfect morning in late October. It was mostly cloudy with little chance of birds so I started taking pictures of everything else. It was still a nice morning out. I love watching the big ships coming and going. I always wonder what life is like for those guys on those long trips. You would think it would be cool to be out on the water for a while but I get seasick just thinking about it. I’m fine as long as I can see land and the water is not too choppy but any further than that and I’m toast.  I’m okay kayaking as well. I know I can usually jump out and be in waist deep water. Although I have to keep an eye out for stingrays. Wouldn’t want to put my foot down on one.

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