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

2 comments:

Out Walking the Dog said...

Beautiful oyster catchers.

Yojimbot said...

thanks for your comment OWTD!