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About sheriffsmith

I have worked for the Broward County Sheriff's Office the last 13 years and spend most of my free time birdwatching / naturewatching and photographing the birds and nature that I encounter. I believe God has blessed us with a world that is so absolutely fascinating and wonderful and I'm doing my best to discover and show others all that he has provided us with in nature.

Continuing Day One of Northern Florida

I arrived at Light House Point Park and was immediately concerned that I would have no opportunity to see the Purple Sandpipers that had been reported from there.  The wind was blowing sustained at 20-25 mph directly out of the … Continue reading

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Northern Florida Day 1

Well, maybe not the entire first day but at least the first part of the day.  I was up early around 4am so that I could get to Merritt Island NWR by sunrise.  I had packed my SUV up the night before so … Continue reading

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