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Sunset Blast-Off

Rich and I spent a happy couple of days at Fort De Soto over the Labor Day weekend. I know the shorebirds have been congregating there as they prepare for their fall migratory trip to South America. North Beach in the early mornings is a bird photographer’s paradise with hundreds of subjects in incredible light. I was really hoping to get some blast-off shots of the large flocks, but I found that the signage for the conservation area got in the way a little too much. But I did get this shot as the birds flew at sunset. More pictures coming soon as I go through all my images…

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Check out my Fort De Soto page with more information about the location, map, website, photography tips, etc. It is archived by date so you can see my images from previous visits. Planning a trip to Florida? Don't miss my Central Florida Bird Photography Locations reference guide!