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More photos from my recent trip, this time of my avian friends.  I could seriously take up birdwatching as a hobby if I lived there!

Because every marina needs a guard pelican...

Great Blue Heron, preening

...hunched against the wind and looking as grumpy as I felt over the cold temperatures. Then again, I'm not sure they actually ever look happy.

More marina security

Will wade for food. Isn't he cute??

I have always loved sandpipers. 🙂

I lost this staredown.

I have no idea what these are. I don't even know where to start looking LOL! Anyone??

It doesn't get much more Florida-y than the lovely ibis. 🙂

Roseate Spoonbills. Like flamingos, their "pinkness" results from pigments inherent to their diet. I used to see them in mass quantities on US-1 from the Keys to the Florida mainland, but water levels have dropped so that their habit is no longer visible from that stretch of road. 😦

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