A paddler's dream.
|Brown pelican 1|
|Brown pelicans and cormorant 2|
|Great blue heron 4|
|Tri colored heron 5|
|Laughing gull 6|
|Rosette spoonbill 9|
|White pelican 10|
|Cape Canaveral Air Force Station launch towers.|
|Great egret 11|
|Reddish egret 12|
|Wood stork 12 With spoonbill and great egret|
|Vehicle Assembly Building. "Vehicle" meaning space ships.|
Gull, grey wings, black mask on eyes. I can't ID it.
|Snowy egret 13|
I did not expect to see manatees, water to cool. I did expect to see dolphins. No luck. But, not a total washout for aquatic mammals.
Past the landing and back to the boat basin to see what was there.
I thought the alligator I saw in the morning was earlier. Made a lot of noise when it entered the water. Here it is.
|Black Skimmer 16 The black and white bird with the orange beak. 16 critters breaks the previous record of 15 on both the Hillsborough and Wekiva Rivers.|
On my drive in, I noticed a new bike path. Stopped to check it out on the drive home.
Short, 1.1 miles, and no parking. Maybe parking is at the other end. According to this article a kayak launch is planned. I'll let you know.