Saturday, August 25, 2012

Return to Long Beach

As the summer winds down, I returned to LB, LI to checkup on the shorebirds. There were lots of peeps foraging in the sand. SemiPalmatedPlovers Close up of a semipalmated plover: SemipalmatedPlover A family of oystercatchers had nested on the beach and I found them doing well. AmericanOystercatcher Their young can now hunt on their own. JuvyAmericanOystercatcher Speaking of hunting, the ospreys were continually making fresh catches. OspreywFish


Out Walking the Dog said...

Beautiful oyster catchers.

Yojimbot said...

thanks for your comment OWTD!