Tag: st augustine beach

Tri-Colored Herons

The Tri-colored herons at the St. Augustine Alligator Farm Rookery are filled with character. It was early June and the first round of nestlings were getting larger and nearly ready to leave the nest. Like Curly, Moe and Larry of the Three Stooges, they sat squawking and squabbling. […]

At the Tide Pool

It was dawn and the sun was slowly rising behind me warming the cool, damp sand below me. It was low tide along the Matanzas Inlet and there were several tide pools left behind The light was glowing at first, casting its golden sheen upon the water. Minnows […]

Sandwich Tern

The Sandwich Tern can be found along the southeastern coast of the United States, Brazil and in the Caribbean. A rather unusual tern with its bill heralding a yellow tip. This was the first time I had set eyes on one. Laying on the sand at St. Augustine […]

On the Beach

From the tropical rainforest of Costa Rica to the powder soft sand of St. Augustine Beach, Florida it’s been quite the whirlwind. The birds here are just as wonderful as Costa Rica, although not nearly as many species. Needless to say, it didn’t take me long to get […]

Cruisin’ Crescent Beach

There are still a few places on the Florida eastern coast that allows you to drive on the beach.     Crescent Beach just south of St. Augustine Beach is one of those places. With its wide open beach, particularly during low tide, and powder soft sand that squeaks […]