The Dry Tortugas part III

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The Dry Tortugas are a collection of small islands 70 miles west of Key West.  One afternoon I was up on top of Fort Jefferson and captured this cool sequence of photos of an adult male Magnificent Frigatebird flying right … Continue reading

The Dry Tortugas part II

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Bird movement was pretty significant on April 26, 2012 and many of the migrants showed up at “the drip”, a fresh-water fountain found inside Fort Jefferson.  The days in the Tortugas this year were quite memorable.  I spent hours watching … Continue reading

The Dry Tortugas part I

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To me, there are many great birding spots in North America, but there are few that rival the idyllic crystal blue waters of the Dry Tortugas.  These small islands are located in the Gulf of Mexico nearly 70 miles west … Continue reading