Long-Billed Curlew

Long-Billed Curlew

May, 11, 2012 - ...I wanted to go to Fort De Soto this morning, to try for a Black-Bellied Plover in full breeding plumage.  But it was a long week, and I opted to relax instead.  So here’s an image from several weeks ago…   Read more

Long-Billed Curlew

Long-Billed Curlew

March, 16, 2012 - Can you imagine going through life with a bill as long as your foot?  I watch the Long-Billed Curlew at Fort De Soto preening, and he amazes me.  That long bill is great for digging up crabs from deep in the sand, but it's pretty awkward to use to scratch…... Read more

Sunset at Fort De Soto

April, 22, 2011 - Laughing Gulls mating I was ecstatic to find the Long-Billed Curlew at the edge of the conservation area.  The light worked in my favor as I positioned myself close to the ropes and aimed the camera at the long bill.  Can you imagine going through life with such a long…... Read more