Fort De Soto Park Spring Migration: Pt I

A trek to Fort De Soto Park in Pinellas County is especially rewarding during migration season. Fort De Soto is a magnet for birds. In fact there have been 337 species sighted at the park and reported to eBird as of this writing. Ron Smith has noted that a Western Grebe was observed and photographed […]

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Forster’s Tern on Lake Monroe

A couple weeks ago I was at the marina on Lake Monroe looking for (and not finding) a Royal Tern that had been seen there earlier. So I occupied my time photographing other terns. I shared photos of Caspian Terns in another post, but there was also Forster’s Terns patrolling the marina area. Most of […]

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Caspian Terns on Lake Monroe

Ugh! It’s been two full weeks since I’ve done a blog post! I’ve been busy at home and work, but I’ve also had a little bit of a photographic lull. Weather conditions have made for relatively poor lighting, but mostly I’m just behind in editing photos. Well, this morning I went to the marina on […]

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Forster’s Tern at Overlook Park

This morning I dropped by Overlook Park. It’s aptly named, since that’s pretty much all you can do there. It’s basically a fishing pier, a parking area, and a few trees, but on either side of the park there are a couple inlets. During the winter months, you can often see Bonaparte’s Gulls and Forster’s […]

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