Sunrise at Fort De Soto

April 23, 2011 - American Oystercatcher The Laughing Gulls flew around me constantly, and I tried to get good shots of them in flight and landing.  They were fun to watch as they tried to attract a mate: Laughing Gull Laughing Gulls mating A Reddish Egret flew by me and landed farther down on…... Read more

My First Trip to Fort De Soto

September 4, 2010 - Ruddy Turnstone - Breeding plumage Ruddy Turnstone - Alternate plumage I took a break from photographing the flocks of shorebirds and turned my attention to the little pond of water up on the beach.  There I was excited to see a Reddish Egret (White Morph) as well as a "regular"…... Read more