All of these were taken the James Hill Bayou Walk in Gulfport. There are piers and walkways that allow you to meander through a portion of Bayou Bernard.
A nutria was showing her two babies proper etiquette while eating:
This sharp-tailed sparrow seemed like it was trying to distract me from a nest that may have been close by. There are only two types of sparrows that make marshy areas their home: The sharp-tailed sparrow and the seaside sparrow.
I took this shot of a very young heron from one of the piers. This section of the pier is about 7 feet above the bayou.