Destination: Upper Dog River
Distance: 10-1/2 miles (round trip).
Time Pedaling: 3 hours
Weather: Sunny, temp 60-65 degrees, winds 0-5 mph out of the east. Tide just beginning to go out, current negligible. No waves. Water temp 76 degrees.
|Header image is a photo of more ducks.|
|This morning's sunrise on Dog River. Everyone knows this type of noisy bird - it's a whirlybird (Helicopter).|
|A long ago sunken boat begins to blend in with the rest of the area.|
|I went up to Dog River Park to see if the trash from the Coastal Cleanup was still there. Thankfully it has been removed. This is a nice little picnic area with a scenic view.|
|North of Dog River Park are several bridges to go under - a big water pipe, a railroad, and Interstate I-10.|
|Both the great egret (white) and the great blue heron (gray) are about 50 percent neck.|
|Great blue heron.|
|A young Muscovy duck and its sibling stare at me as I paddled by.|
|Right near them in the water was one of their feathers.|