Saturday, May 9, 2015

Canaveral National Seashore “Willet Shorebirds”

These two willets were so much fun to watch and photograph.

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According to the website HERE, they are breeding adults.

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They are considered at risk due to continued habitat loss.

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It was amazing to get so close.

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I am still on the mend.

Thanks for your sweet comments!

I’m joining Saturday’s critters HERE.

29 comments:

eileeninmd said...

Hello Diane, I am glad you are on the mend. Cute shots of the sweet Willets. Thank you for linking up and sharing your post. Have a happy weekend!

Sam I Am...... said...

Beautiful birds. Are you getting lots of reading done? Can you sew while mending? I hope you're not in any pain but healing wonderfully. Happy Mother's Day...great time for breakfast in bed! LOL!

Linda Kay said...

Sorry that they are endangered..always nice to see them along the beach.

Susie said...

Diane, It looks as if the willets are building a sand castle. :):) You do get to see some wonderful shore birds. Hope you are feeling much better. Blessings to you for a happy mother's day. xoxo,Susie

Jen @ The Light Laughed said...

Diane, it does take longer to heal when we get a ummmm a little bit older.

I've noticed that it takes me longer now then when I was young and bouncy. And you took a huge and traumatic fall, a super big ouch.

Here's to you being able to smile like normal as soon as possible.

Jen

Vee said...

Yay for being on the mend! Hope that you've been able to get out some! Course the jokes about spousal abuse get old. Take good care and keep mending.

Linda @ A La Carte said...

Great photos!! Glad you are mending my friend. You really took a tumble. Happy Mother's Day weekend.
hugs,
Linda

Montanagirl said...

Hi Diane - glad to hear you're mending! Great series of photos of the Willets!!

Penny @ The Comforts of Home said...

I must have missed a post! Glad you are on the mend, I didn't know your where ill...

Beautiful photos.

Adam Jones said...

The Willets are lovely birds and you have great pictures of them.

Butterfly 8)(8 Bungalow said...

Great photos, and love the light. I hope everyday is a bit better. Happy Mother's Day. xoxo Su

Diane said...

Never saw one in person. Very neat! Happy Mother's Day!

Kelly-Anne said...

What lovely birds...and so sweet that you could get so close to them, Diane!
I am so sorry to hear you've been unwell...I haven't been able to visit your lovely blog for awhile, so doing a catch up now!
Have a very blessed and special Mother's Day!
Love,
Kelly-Anne

handmade by amalia said...

Wonderful birds and very patient models. Glad to hear you're on the mend.
Amalia
xo

laurie said...

they are pretty birds standing so elegant on thos e lonnng legs, I did a painting for my friend on these birds,,

Chel @ Sweetbriar Dreams said...

Oh Diane! I have bit a bit amiss with blog visits after Coco died, but have just caught up with your posts and was shocked to hear of your trip. I do hope you heal quickly and are recuperating. Take care my lovely xx

20 North Ora said...

Dian - I am behind on reading posts and just read about your accident! So sorry! Glad you are feeling better. Take it easy.

Judy

Tree Hugger - Suzan said...

Wow Diane - wonderful shots. Even though they are watching you, they don't seem afraid!!

Mildred said...

Wonderful pictures. I sure hope you begin to feel better soon. Hope you rest well tonight.

JoAnn ( Scene Through My Eyes) said...

Oh what wonderful pictures. I've never been able to get that close to shorebireds - they are always so skittery. I love the way they have moved about so you could get good photos. How is the headache???

Gina said...

Diane, I am glad you are on the mend. I hope you will be feeling all better soon. I've not heard of those birds before. They have such long legs!

Lavendelhaus said...

Hi
nice pictures. Sweet birds.

Have a nice day.
Bianca

ifthethunderdontgetya™³²®© said...

They're pretty cute, with those long legs and knobby kneecaps.
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Marivel said...

Happy mother's day, beautiful girl !!!
Best wishes

Carla from The River said...

Hi,
I love that sand castle in the photo. That is so cool!
I hope you had a great drive today.
Sending prayers and love,
Carla

Christa atCedarmereFarm said...

These are beautiful birds. I am glad to see them not only because they are beautiful, but also because these photos suggest that you are feeling MUCH better. I am sending warm wishes your way.

Jeanne said...

I love sea birds. These two are amazing! Great shots!

Mary Cromer said...

Love those birds, the images are wonderful. I was going to also wish you a Happy Mother's Day on your post above, but could not find a place for a comment. Hope you are all well and enjoyed the day~

boopnut said...

Went down a few blogs to try and catch up. Sorry you have not been well. Hope you had a Happy Mother's Day!
Deb