Wood storks are the bird only a mother could love. Spending a some time with them, they definitely grow on you.
Fort De Soto is a large nature park located South of Saint Petersburg, FL. It’s mostly about its beautiful beaches. On cool windy days, the beachgoers were few so we had the area to ourselves.
We hung around mostly near a 1,000 foot long fishing pier. The birds were all well fed.
A beautiful pink wash in the distance becomes an unlikely creature of flamboyant colors and distinct personalities up close.