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At the beach

The black bellied plovers are really pretty in the summer. And so are the ruddy turnstones. The sanderlings are also sporting their summer colors. Grumpy snowy egret. Sleepy cormorant. At the fishing pier at Fort Desoto.  

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An afternoon walk on the fishing pier

There were not many birds on the beach near the pier.  A few laughing gulls and this lone black bellied plover. Looks like this is a couple of laughing gulls flirting. The rare hybrid great blue heron/great egret made an … Continue reading

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Hanging out at the fishing pier.

Yes, I cut off his wings.  Who cares anyway, the sandwich tern has a fish. The hybrid great egret/great blue heron has been hanging around the pier for a while now. This guy was scurrying across the pier with his … Continue reading

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Saturday on the fishing pier.

Typical Florida sight. A great blue heron and a snowy egret on the light post. Panting in the heat. Hovering over the water.  Looking for a fish. The young osprey have been hanging around the fishing pier this summer. Giving me … Continue reading

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Busy Saturday morning at the fishing pier.

The usual stuff at the Fort Desoto fishing pier.  Dolphins swimming by. Egrets stealing bait fish. A kid getting exciting over touching a fish for the first time. The young osprey are now eating their meals on the light posts … Continue reading

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Sunset at Fort Desoto

I finally finished going through all of my sunset pictures from Christmas day at Fort Desoto. I took my sister there to see the sunset after our afternoon of eating and watching movies. It was a beautiful night at the … Continue reading

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Another Saturday morning walk at the Fort Desoto fishing pier

I caught this kestrel flying over my head. He flew over to the top of a pine tree. Then a frigatebird flew close to the pier. A juvenile hawk.  He let me get pretty close. The young reddish egret is … Continue reading

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Fun things at Fort Desoto

s Another beautiful day at Fort Desoto!

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Going fishin!

Sandwich terns completely ignoring me. “Hey guys look over here.” Junior on the left is yelling at Mom to go get some fish. Here is where you can find some bait fish. A net that hasn’t been completely emptied yet. … Continue reading

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The sunset and the storm

We met family for dinner in Dunedin, a sleepy little town in the Tampa Bay area on the water. It poured the entire time we were eating. Right before dessert, it stopped raining and the sun started to peak out. We … Continue reading

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