The Little Nuthatch — talbot island

Big Talbot Island.

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Here are some more photos from my week of camping at Little Talbot Island. However, these photos are from Big Talbot Island. On Big Talbot I rode the beautiful new bike trail, explored The Bluffs, Black Rock trail, Big Pine trail, and Old King's Highway. Old King's Highway was boring, I didn't even take any photos. But all the other trails were spectacular!! At the end of Black Rock trail it is like you've walked upon a shipwreck. What a sight of erosion and trees in the water. The Big Pine trail has some big pine trees, but more so...

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Little Talbot Island's Beach.

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The beach at Little Talbot Island is very cool. At one end there are rocks, then high dunes with some steep sandy erosion, at the other end your dunes become lower and there are more trees close to the water, many fallen from erosion and weathered down to become smooth white wood. At this point, I was not able to go any further down the beach because trees start to block the path and it must have been high tide. I went to the beach at low tide, high tide, sunrise, late morning, and afternoon. Every time there were wonders...

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Camping at Little Talbot Island's Marsh.

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I went camping at Little Talbot Island (near Jacksonville, FL) during the last week of March. It rained, it was freezing with COLD wind blowing in over the marsh, and finally at the end it warmed up. It was the strangest week of weather and not what Florida usually has to offer in March! On the bright side the weather helped bring in some migratory birds, and strong waves brought interesting things up to the beach. The campground is across the street from the main park with the beach. Our site was shaded by oak trees and overlooked the marsh....

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