There were a few marbled godwits at Fort Desoto Park.
I think this is a juvenile sandpiper.
Lots of plovers running around including the Wilson’s plover in the first picture and piping plovers with orange legs.
Soon the skimmers will be gone. They are rare to see in the winter at the park.
Lots of black bellied plovers on the beach.
Tiny Wilson’s plover.
Gimpy, one of the resident oystercatchers was watching me as looked for food.
A pretty red breasted merganser coming up for air.
I think this is a white eyed vireo but I can’t tell for sure from this shot.
The only Cape May warbler I saw this spring.
Mom is all alone now that her kids have gone off to “college”. She’s getting some much-needed rest after raising two hungry owlets.
Crazy wild parrots flying around near the beach.
Some left over shots from a trip to Fort Desoto beach in mid-May.
Dowitchers taking a nap.
Wilson’s plover not much taller than the grass.
The sandwich terns are back on the beach for a while.
Juvenile sandwich tern.
Dowitcher cruising by.
He’s so cute!
Laughing gull missing a foot.
Willet trying to be cute.
A very young black skimmer taking a nap.
Same ole thing on the beach in late August.
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