Carolyn and I spent four weeks at our condominium on Sanibel Island, in Southwest Florida, this February. It was certainly warmer than Maine, but — like most of the eastern seaboard — chilly by usual standards. The birdlife was undeterred by the temperatures, and I was able to get some good shots of the local feathery residents. Several examples:
Late spring and summer are great times in Sanibel. Rates are dramatically lower, the crowds have left, and both the air and gulf water temperatures are predictably warm. Check out the website for more information and pictures: www.sanibelcondo.biz.