Just getting out of the house

Was I being watched?  I noticed all of the different art faces that are on on the trees at the Florida Botanical Gardens in Largo.

Pretty things blooming in July.

Little critters.

You can usually find alligators, bunnies and turtles at any park in the area.

It was a quiet morning for birds though. I’ve been working from home since mid-March so I’m still trying to get out of the house on Saturday mornings for a long walk even if the wildlife is scarce this time of year.

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A mostly white bird post.

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Snowy egrets in the wind.

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Fishing in knee deep water.

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Snowy egrets ignoring the great egret that showed up.

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White ibis with a dirty beak.

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A reddish egret that is all white ( white morph version). Not common but there has been one hanging around Fort Desoto for a while now.

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He’s got a pretty face.

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Looking for fish.

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Another cormorant with a hook in his beak. There was a guy at the pier that was going to try to catch him but the cormorant was still flying pretty well.

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A white and brown bird, the osprey was guarding the nest on top of the old tower near the fishing pier.

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 I saw the above lying on the beach.  The red really stood out on the sand.

A few things I saw on a Saturday morning walk at Fort Desoto Park.

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Flowers at the Largo Botanical Gardens

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You don’t notice all of the spider webs until you zoom up close.

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Pretty in pink.

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Raindrops? No, just the sprinklers.

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Everything was wet early that morning.

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Looks like a firecracker flower. A tree was full of these. Any ID? Hey, where did that bee come from?

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Yellow and pink.

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Not sure what this is.

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These were in the pond.

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The rose garden was in full bloom in late June even though some were starting to look a little crispy. The rainy season hadn’t started yet.

Just a few bright colors to brighten up your day!

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