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The flower is probably Morning Glory (Ipomea indica).


Vincent P. Lucas
Naples, FL
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On Sep 9, 2011, at 6:45 PM, David Laliberte wrote:

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> Subject:  Birded the Courtney Campbell Causeway FL-birdPIX
> Hi all:
> On Thursday morning, September 8, 2011 I checked out and birded the  
> Courtney Campbell Causeway. Until now I had not really birded the  
> Courtney Campbell Causeway before.
> I checked out both ends of the causeway and drove along the narrow  
> one-way road that borders the causeway in segments.  It seems that  
> the west end is the best area for sighting birds.  It was this area  
> that I took the most pictures.
> •
> There are still a goodly number of Black Terns in the area.  I  
> thought that the Least Terns would be gone by now but I observed a  
> couple of LETE.  I only found two species of note on the Tampa end  
> of the causeway – Skimmer & Boat-tailed Grackle.  Speaking of BTGR I  
> observed one bird that had a single pure white feather in its wing.
> •
> Finally! I can now get back to birding and bird photography. Since  
> last spring I have been busy with a project that has not allowed me  
> to bird or do any photography until now.
> •
> I found the prettiest pinkish flower s – almost like vines low  
> growing over the rocks and ground.  I found these in a couple of  
> places along the narrow road that parallels the causeway.  Does  
> anyone recognize or can id what species this plant is?
> •
> Semipalmated Plover • 090811 • Courtney Campbell Causeway, Pinellas  
> Co., FL
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/fotobirder/6131353630/in/photostream
> •
> Wilson’s Plover • 090811 • Courtney Campbell Causeway, Pinellas Co.,  
> FL
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/fotobirder/6130803887/in/photostream
> •
> Willet • 090811 • Courtney Campbell Causeway, Pinellas Co., FL
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/fotobirder/6131353426/in/photostream
> •
> Least Sandpiper • 090811 • Courtney Campbell Causeway, Pinellas Co.,  
> FL
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/fotobirder/6131353688/in/photostream
> •
> Short-billed Dowitcher • 090811 • Courtney Campbell Causeway,  
> Pinellas Co., FL
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/fotobirder/6130803567/in/photostream
> •
> Sanderling • 090811 • Courtney Campbell Causeway, Pinellas Co., FL
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/fotobirder/6131354276/in/photostream
> •
> Ruddy Turnstone • 090811 • Courtney Campbell Causeway, Pinellas Co.,  
> FL
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/fotobirder/6130804567/in/photostream
> •
> Laughing Gull • 090811 • Courtney Campbell Causeway, Pinellas Co., FL
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/fotobirder/6130803767/in/photostream
> •
> Black Skimmer • 090811 • Courtney Campbell Causeway, Pinellas Co., FL
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/fotobirder/6131413052/in/photostream
> •
> Sandwich Tern • 090811 • Courtney Campbell Causeway, Pinellas Co., FL
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/fotobirder/6131354224/in/photostream
> •
> Royal Tern • 090811 • Courtney Campbell Causeway, Pinellas Co., FL
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/fotobirder/6131354166/in/photostream
> •
> Common Tern • 090811 • Courtney Campbell Causeway, Pinellas Co., FL
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/fotobirder/6131354332/in/photostream
> •
> Forster’s Tern • 090811 • Courtney Campbell Causeway, Pinellas Co., FL
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/fotobirder/6131353788/in/photostream
> •
> Black Tern • 090811 • Courtney Campbell Causeway, Pinellas Co., FL
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/fotobirder/6130804481/in/photostream
> •
> Least Tern • 090811 • Courtney Campbell Causeway, Pinellas Co., FL
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/fotobirder/6130804401/in/photostream
> •
> Boat-tailed Grackle • 090811 • Courtney Campbell Causeway, Pinellas  
> Co., FL
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/fotobirder/6131354134/in/photostream
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/fotobirder/6131354048/in/photostream
> •
> Low growing, pinkish flower plants??? • 090811 • Courtney Campbell  
> Causeway, Pinellas Co., FL
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/fotobirder/6131353960/in/photostream
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/fotobirder/6130803947/in/photostream
> •
> Happy birding!
> •
> David Laliberte
> Largo, FL
> •
> Checkout my birdPIX at:
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/fotobirder
>
> •
> •
>
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