Yesterday I got too late of a start to beat the terrible traffic on Ft Myers Beach. So today, I was able to leave home on a more timely basis and was on Ft Myers Beach by 8 am. My first stop was at Bowditch Point Park, located at the northern tip of the island. Found the location wanting of my target birds - black-backed gulls, oystercatchers or even a possible bonaparte's gull.
|Osprey at Bowditch Point|
So moved onto Carlos Point at the southern end of the island. Here I quickly spotted a few Snowy and Wilson's Plovers. Eventually I saw a young Lesser Black-backed Gull, which was joined by an adult. Nice.
|Lesser Black-backed Gull|
|A juvenile Lesser Black-backed Gull|
|Palm Warbler at Carlos Point|