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Broken shells and shorebirds

Sanibel Island has a reputation for having a lot of shells on the beach. People come to visit to go shell hunting. We must have been there during a down time because all of the beach looked like the above. 97 more words

Bird Photography

Butternut Squash, September Captured

“Autumn is the mellower season, and what we lose in flowers we more than gain in fruits.” ~ Samuel Butler

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Old Bardstown Bottled-in-Bond bourbon review

What it is

Rarely has a sub $25 release of a new bourbon been as anticipated or as watched as this Old Bardstown Bottled in Bond. 639 more words


Baths and Mirrors. Open and Closed.

The salt marsh is still closed after the flooding from Hurricane Hermine. Only the birds can fly in there at the moment. But it appears  almost deserted (looking out from my terrace) apart from a few Ibis foraging in the grass and a couple of large Wood Storks. 307 more words


Splitting Willets

A charismatic shorebird, the Willet has just been split into two species, the Western Willet Tringa inornata and Eastern Willet Tringa semipalmata according to the TiF checklist based on the recently published study by… 180 more words


A Gallery of Willets

Willet (Tringa semipalmata) – St. Pete Beach, FL, USA

 A common shorebird encountered on a series of morning walks down St. Pete Beach, FL. 22 more words

Bird Watch