Skip to comments.ST, AUGUSTINE TUESDAY
Posted on 09/22/2009 11:51:39 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER
Couldn't sleep last night, got out early and just roamed around with my cup of black coffee. The high seasonal tides are still here, we call them marsh hen tides because the high water pushes the Rails out so they can be hunted.
Didn't see any marsh hens but the Great egrets were perching in the Black Mangroves, the water is too deep to wade. The Snowy egret was chasing grasshoppers by the pond. If they can't hunt in the water they do fine on shore. This is a young Snowy egret, still some yellow showing on the legs. Mature birds have black legs and yellow feet.
The flowers were in yards I passed, I can reach out with my long lens for quite a way.
The cross is at Mission Nombre De Dios, 208 feet tall.
Beautiful. Your second shot is stunning.
Aahhh... [relax mode]
Needed that. :-)
New Moon’s last Saturday is on the rise now and is pulling that tide in pretty good. I wonder how the fishing is?
Benn by that cross many times. Thanks for the photograph Swampsmiper.
Hope you are feelling well.
moon’s = moon
flu bug is getting me.
Great shots....I know the area well.
We live on Anastasia Island.
I grew up on the island, moved there in 1947.
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