Monday, July 15, 2019

Photo galleries

Grassy Point Preserve gallery

Grassy Point Preserve in Holmes Beach offers mangrove tunnels on the bay side of Anna Maria Island on the Intracoastal Waterway and nearly 35...

Moon over Anna Maria Island

While we’re partial to sunsets on Anna Maria Island, moonrises are pretty special too.
Royal terns

Shorebird gallery

Least terns, pelicans, royal terns, snowy plovers, gulls, black skimmers and oystercatchers are some of the shorebirds that frequent Anna Maria Island.
Manatee

Manatee gallery

Manatees, or sea cows - actually relatives of the elephant - frequent waters around Anna Maria Island. They are a federally threatened species.
Dolphin pod

Dolphin gallery

Dolphins frequent the Gulf of Mexico, the Intracoastal Waterway, Sarasota Bay and the Manatee River near Anna Maria Island.

Sea turtle gallery

Loggerhead and green sea turtles nest and hatch on Anna Maria Island.
AMI reef

Underwater Anna Maria Island gallery

Hold your breath and take a tour of the reefs in Anna Maria Island waters.

Leffis Key Preserve gallery

Explore Leffis Key on the Intracoastal Waterway in Bradenton Beach for a pleasant walk in a variety of coastal landscapes, some delightfully hilly and...
Beach aliens

Beach aliens of Anna Maria Island gallery

Some strange things have been washing up on the beach...