Winter Beach Birding

On my most recent beach trip I was able to see some excellent birds. I was even lucky enough to see a behavior that I had not seen before. I saw a pair of juvenile gulls sharing a horseshoe crab with a sanderling. They were all taking turns grabbing a bite. It was fascinating toContinue reading “Winter Beach Birding”

Snowy Beachscapes: Jones Beach’s West End 2

One week ago I took my snowshoes to Jones Beach’s West End 2. I had some time to kill before work and I wanted to see how the openness of the beach would affect the drifts. In some places the snow was several feet deep and in others, the ground was bare. Seeing the beachContinue reading “Snowy Beachscapes: Jones Beach’s West End 2”

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