Percebú (Shell Island)

My next camping destination was a few miles south of San Felipe — Estero Percebú, an undeveloped sand bar aka "Shell Island". The access causeway is washed out, but can still be driven when it's not low tide. See in Google Maps See in Google Earth 30.7757, -114.7018 

Estero Percebú (Shell Island) - Road StartEstero Percebú (Shell Island) - CausewayEstero Percebú (Shell Island) - Washed out Bridge

Just me and miles of sand.

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Lots of turkey vultures, eating yummy dead stuff on the beach.

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Other birds

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This seagull had a broken wing.

Estero Percebú (Shell Island) - Beach - Seagull with Broken WingEstero Percebú (Shell Island) - Beach - Seagull with Broken Wing

And, of course, seashells!

Estero Percebú (Shell Island) - Beach - ShellEstero Percebú (Shell Island) - Beach - ShellsEstero Percebú (Shell Island) - Beach - ShellsEstero Percebú (Shell Island) - Beach - ShellEstero Percebú (Shell Island) - Beach - Shells

The north end of the sand spit is across from Laguna Percebú, with beach houses on the mainland.

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