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The Pandemic Diaries - Year 2 - Weeks 6 to 8

Sunday, May 16, 2021

We've been busy, but I finally managed to post a blog finishing up our six months in St. Augustine, FL - full of pink roseate spoonbills!

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  • ROCKYCPA
    Loved the blog and the pictures you took. Safe travels up north!
    65 days ago
  • WATERMELLEN
    What a wonderful blog and what wonderful photographs!! Of course I just love roseate spoonbills and just wish they would make their way to PEI . . . you've really captured their attitude!! On land, that sieving action of the "spoon bill" is so fun to watch but when they fly they look like dawn incarnate!!

    Amazing photos of the bittern too -- they are notoriously difficult to find and photograph (as are green herons) and yet you've got terrific pictures of both of them. I'm sure that bittern thought he was invisible -- but he wasn't!!

    Always love those big goofy wood storks too -- and of course GBHs, always fun to watch (and we do get them here for sure!!)
    68 days ago
  • MORTICIAADDAMS
    Loved the birds. Especially the roseate spoonbills.I would love to see them!
    72 days ago
  • SUNNYBEACHGIRL
    Love you pictures of nature
    72 days ago
  • 1CRAZYDOG
    Beautiful! Safe travels back northward!
    72 days ago

    Comment edited on: 5/16/2021 11:55:14 AM
  • PHOENIX1949
    Enjoyed the pictures and learning about birds unfamiliar to these parts (Central Texas).
    72 days ago
  • JEANNESPARK
    What an adventurous and exciting life you are living.
    Thanks so much for sharing in your blog and diaries.
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    72 days ago
  • no profile photo CD9166467
    Your pictures are wonderful, and I'm sure you will miss the birds of the SE. Are there specific birds you look forward to seeing when you get back to Washington state? I don't know about the Covid situation you will pass through on your way back north, but I know you are sensible about being careful.

    Safe trip,
    Gail
    72 days ago
  • BROOKLYN_BORN
    Wow, your birds are so beautiful? So it's eating shrimp that gives them their pink color?
    They definitely don't mind being photographed. "Strutting around like a model" I thought of that scene in Sunset Blvd - "I'm ready for my close-up..."

    So the less blue herons are older? Hmm, grayer just like people.

    Looking forward to your adventures up north. I know you will find something interesting to do.
    72 days ago
  • MEADSBAY
    Amazing!
    Thank you so much for sharing… I learned a few new things and enjoyed your photos immensely.
    Have a safe journey north.
    Where to next? New Jersey?
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    72 days ago
  • GOANNA2
    Lovely blog and photos Phebes. emoticon
    72 days ago
  • PRAIRIECROCUS
    Nice Photos !
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    73 days ago
  • no profile photo CD11945874
    Thanks for the link to your blog complete with pictures which was very interesting! emoticon
    73 days ago
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