Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Bill Birdsong
July 3, 2021

Editor’s Note:  From Friday, July 3, until Monday, July 5, the Fernandina Observer staff is taking a  holiday break.  For your Independence Day enjoyment, we are “looking back” and posting articles from the past. We hope you enjoy.



“Deer Leaping: Photo courtesy of Bill Birdsong


About Bill Birdsong

William Birdsong was born in Jacksonville, Florida and entered the military in 1962. He retired from the Air Force in 1992. While on active duty he served as a Korean linguist, and as an Obstetrician-Gynecologist. His second retirement was from the University of California, Davis.

In 2000, Bill and his wife Susie moved to Amelia Island. Bill is a volunteer at the Amelia Island Museum of History, and plays in the Nassau County Community Band. Photography has been his hobby during his retirement years. We thank Bill for his contribution to the Fernandina Observer.

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Peggy Bulger
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Peggy Bulger(@peggy-bulger1949gmail-com)
2 years ago

Bill takes the most amazing photos . . . he must spend hours just waiting for the wildlife to “strike a pose”!! Thanks Bill!!

Mark Tomes
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Mark Tomes(@mtomes)
2 years ago

Great shot, Bill.

Margo Story
Margo Story (@guest_61486)
2 years ago

WOW…….great shot Bill!!

Steve Leimberg
Steve Leimberg (@guest_61490)
2 years ago

Yet another amazing image from a master of seeing what so many of us miss! Thanks Bill for sharing more of your astounding talent!