And these Great Whites aren’t sharks although they can be as nasty. There are so many Great White Egrets and also Great Blue Herons on the docks here that territorial spats are breaking out. Maybe they will attempt to chase us off next. The fascinating aspect of all this extensive bird presence is that it is new. When we first started coming into these docks we would see an occasional osprey or eagle flying. In the last couple years the osprey and eagle began to use unoccupied dock ends as feeding tables. No other birds of any significance – until this year. Dee’s maybe dozen birds are but one dock’s collection. Don’t know what is going on. Could be it’s global warming.

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