Another morning walk to Ponce de Leon Park

The other morning, I took another walk to Ponce de Leon Park in Punta Gorda. As usual, it was enjoyable not only for the exercise on a lovely morning but also for the things I see at the park and along the way. As I passed the big condo complex on Marion Avenue I found this immature White Ibis looking for breakfast in the puddles from the last nights rain.
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I think this Little Blue Heron must have read my last post about Mangrove Tree Crabs because he was walking around on the top of the mangroves looking for them.
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I noticed some movement on the sand. If I didn’t have the sea grape leave for a point of reference I wouldn’t have been able to find this small grasshopper. It really blended in well. Meanwhile, out in the shallows a fisherman was throwing a cast net.
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Casting a net usually looks pretty easy until you try it. It takes more strength and coordination than you might think to get it to fly properly.

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About birds n' bugs

Retired, living in SW Florida and spending my time at nature photography in my local area. I volunteer with a couple of local organizations to help my adopted home town. Travelling is now by airplane and car instead of a sailboat but happy anyway.
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One Response to Another morning walk to Ponce de Leon Park

  1. all great shots and no doubt a refreshing walk capturing the best of the light

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