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Fun morning at Fort Desoto

“Don’t go in there” said the lizard. “I had beans for lunch.” Even the cactus were looking crispy from lack of rain. On the fishing pier, the pelican stole the fish from the cormorant. Flyby on the pier. Cormorant with … Continue reading

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Practice shots of diving pelicans

On a recent trip to Fort Desoto I was standing on the fishing pier watching the pelicans diving for fish. They are so hard to get as they crash into the water. It happens fast. I was able to get … Continue reading

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Late afternoon at the fishing pier.

A snowy egret flyby. Osprey on the light post. Cormorant on the light post. A great blue heron on the light post. I saw two birds that were hooked on fishing lines.  Both were pulled up and released. The top … Continue reading

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Flying pelicans before sunset.

After our big Christmas lunch and watching a movie on the couch, we decided to go to Fort Desoto for a Christmas sunset. The fishing pier was packed with people fishing and the dog beach was packed with doggies. It … Continue reading

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Fun things at Fort Desoto

s Another beautiful day at Fort Desoto!

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Babies are getting big

Another trip to Fort Desoto to see how big the baby owls had gotten. They were getting big. The sun wasn’t in my favor this morning. The owls were facing the other way. They were awake but didn’t move too … Continue reading

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A beautiful view from the nest.

Napping on the nest. The great horned owl mom and baby were not very active the morning I stopped by. There’s a younger baby behind the mom but I only saw a tiny bit of fuzz pop up. The osprey … Continue reading

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Looking for a bird at Fort DeSoto – Skywatch Friday

Not the bird I was looking for. This osprey right next to the boat ramp did not want me to steal his fish. This could have been the bird I was looking for but as he got closer I realized … Continue reading

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Sunshine Skyway bridge – Skywatch Friday

Wood stork hanging out in the water. He gave me a glance and then went back to checking out the water for food. Terns and a gull knee-deep in the water. Taking a bath. Taken with my wide-angle lens. The … Continue reading

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On the side of the road

I had heard there were a few avocets in a field near Cockroach Bay. Since I still haven’t seen these birds, I figured I would drive the almost hour trip to try to find them. The field was covered with thousands … Continue reading

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