A perfect day for visiting the beach at low tide. Last night, the winds gusted to 30 mph from the east and maintained a steady 15 – 20 all day. So this beach on the Sea of Abaco was in the lee – well sheltered from the wind.
On our walk to the beach, we found this lizard sunning himself.
Here’s a sand dollar, just below the sand, with only its silhouette visible.
Here it is without its sandy camouflage.
This is a sea biscuit.
Alive, they are brown and furry and protected by sea grass, like this:
We found a lot of baby conch. Here’s a brilliantly colored shell:
Here’s the conch that lives inside.
This might be a sea slug.
We also found a wallet – water logged and filled with sand – and the ID and credit card of a young man who lives not far from where I grew up in Michigan. It will be returned to him – we have his address. And we’ll announce it on the morning net.
A fun day doing what we love – in a place we love.