Stopped in at the Aylmer Marina (like this is the only place you see these guys). Anyway – a pleasant, sunny day for fishing – or grubbing for water plants.
Seems I’ve let things slip. Got the shots – lazy about processing. Got a note from Diane today that she was going to be looking in here – which got me kick started again. Andre did say there would be humps to get over & this is about that time. Oh well – back to work.
A day of real vacationing. Off alone to explore the local beaches, etc.
The beaches are long and plentiful with fine, white sand & lots of wildlife.
First stop was at Bird Key in Sarasota. The (true) Keys are a coral archipelago that extend south of Florida. Many other beach areas that extend into the ocean get called keys as well. They are mostly all built up with areas set aside for beaching & touristing. Here, this Great Blue Heron (White form) was fishing for his lunch.
Next up was Shark Tooth Beach in Venice. Folks sift the sands looking for shark teeth – black, small, sharp. All along the shore, these Brown Pelicans were dive bombing for their snacks while seagulls shadow them clean up the leftovers.