Anhinga Sunning its Wings

Weedon Island Preserve, Florida

I have been reliably informed that the Anhinga stands with its wings open to dry in the sunlight as they lack the natural oils in their feathers that other aquatic birds do. This one stood in this single pose much longer than my patience for it to move. I got about 10 of the same shot before giving up…

Walking on Water?

St Petersburg, Florida

I think this is the same Great Blue Heron as in a few posts ago, or the same mistaken identification.

(These pictures were shot a couple of weeks ago – everything’s shut now and we’re complying with attempts to halt the spread of Covid-19 by not going out except for necessities).