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Apr 9, 2012 - A Cheeky Little Blue Heron

To paraphrase an old adage: the early birder sees the birds. But even though we were too lazy to get up really early, we decided to take another stroll along the beach at Sea Rim before heading out. There were lots of shorebirds, mostly Sanderlings, even more gulls, some Snowy Egrets (they look like they're wearing bright yellow gloves on the ends of their skinny, black legs), and one cheeky Little Blue Heron. We had stopped at a place where one of the ponds was draining into the Gulf and were trying to decide whether we could cross without...

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Apr 8, 2012 - Levees and Herons

We made a very leisurely departure this morning, found gasoline along the way, and arrived at Sea Rim State Park in the late afternoon. It is right on the Gulf and has no provisions for RVs but we could camp either on the beach or on one of the completely unoccupied parking lots. Having experienced getting an RV stuck in the sand in Alaska some years ago, we opted for the parking lot. Along the way we stopped at Pleasure Island, a sort of barrier island along the coast, although much of it seems man-made. We drove down one of the levee...

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