Tag Archives: Sanibel Island

Egret

Early morning, just after sunrise, I was walking along a gravel road on Florida’s Sanibel Island when I spotted this egret.  Hard to miss; its size is impressive, standing about 3 feet tall. The water was shallow, maybe 4-6″ deep, swampy, … Continue reading

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Sea Stars

Thousands of Sea Stars had washed ashore on Sanibel Island.  I’d never seen or heard of these before — Star Fish yes, but never Sea Stars.  The one pictured above measures about 10-12″ across, a large one; most were 6-8″. … Continue reading

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Keep Right

A diamond-shape yellow sign with black letters saying, “Keep Right” is a common sight along roadways in the US.  Even pedestrians keep right on sidewalks, paths, and hiking trails. No signage was necessary for totally different two-footed species walking on … Continue reading

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Tri-Colored Heron

The J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge is a wonderful place to watch birds, especially water birds.  The 6,400 acres of natural habitat take up about two-thirds of Sanibel Island on the Gulf side of Florida. I found this tri-colored … Continue reading

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Ibis?

From the long curving beak, I’d guess this is an Ibis, but every other Ibis I’ve seen on Sanibel Island is white.  Maybe it’s a young one, but he/she was about the size of other Ibis I observed. I found … Continue reading

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Umbrellas

This is a pretty scene, but missing a few key ingredients needed to hang it on my wall. First of all, the sky is boring, pretty, but no interest, needs a few puffy clouds.  Secondly, there is no distinct horizon … Continue reading

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Winter Sunset

Twice a week, the condo association would host a happy hour at sunset.  Not exactly what I’m seeing every night in Nebraska this time of year. Thought for the Day:  Jealousy is all the fun you think they had.   … Continue reading

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