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Shades of Blue – Wildflowers, Birds, Sky and Sea

2016-12-07T12:11:25+00:00April 17th, 2013|Categories: Birds, Florida, Fort De Soto County Park, Great Blue Herons, Honeymoon Island State Park, Lazuli Buntings, Little Blue Herons, Montana, Mountain Bluebirds, Red Rock Lakes National Wildlife Refuge, Saint Thomas, San Rafael Swell area, USVI, Utah, Wildflowers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Last week I was Thinking Pink so this week I thought I would focus on the shades of blues found in wildflowers, birds, the sky and seas.

Roseate Spoonbills in a sea fog

2016-12-07T12:12:21+00:00January 9th, 2013|Categories: Birds, Florida, Fort De Soto County Park, Pinellas County, Roseate Spoonbills|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

One very foggy May morning I came across a small flock of Roseate Spoonbills in a tidal lagoon at Fort De Soto's north beach and photograph them for about 15 minutes before they flew off to find food.

Low angle Long-billed Curlew

2016-12-07T12:12:37+00:00December 3rd, 2012|Categories: Birds, Florida, Fort De Soto County Park, Long-billed Curlews, Low angle|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Since winter has thus far decided to stay in more northern latitudes and higher elevations I decided to post an image of a Long-billed Curlew taken in southern, sub-tropical climes a few years ago.

I’ve got the Blues – Great Blue Herons that is!

2017-03-21T07:37:09+00:00October 15th, 2012|Categories: Birds, Florida, Fort De Soto County Park, Great Blue Herons, Pinellas County|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

It seems I have always had a fondness for Great Blue Herons although I don't recall the first time I ever saw one. Great Blues are large wading birds that have a prehistoric look to them and even their calls; more like a croak, sound like something from the long distant past.