SRQ Bird Alerts 04 July 2007
- 4 July - Sightings off Boca GrandeGreat birding today off Boca Grande! After snorkeling at the old trestle,
which runs adjacent to the bridge over to Boca Grande, I observed a single
White Morph Great Blue Heron looking down at me from the top of the trestle,
and quickly snapped some pictures. We decided to run the boat over to the
Bird Sanctuary island (26*47'23.78" N, 82*14'47.78" W), and found one lone
Am. White Pelican in with several Brown Pelicans, Double-crested Cormorants,
Laughing Gulls, Great and Snowy Egrets, one juvenile Reddish Egret, and a
lone Am. Oystercatcher. Lots of Magnificent Frigatebirds were soaring over
Charlotte Harbor, and Royal, Sandwich, Forster's, and Least Terns were doing
their share of fishing. A Green Heron zipped by on our way home, adding a
nice final touch to the trip. Happy Fourth, everybirdy!
Susan Daughtrey Englewood, FL susansd@...
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