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Black-bellied plovers by Justine Kibbe

Happy to see last weeks lone
Black-bellied plover now has a traveling companion…

*foraging within Sanctuary of Sands, southwestern tip, Fishers Island

From the Field, Video Snippet, Justine Kibbe, December 10, 2018

Eastern Bluebird by Justine Kibbe
Black-bellied Plover by Justine Kibbe

A lone Black-bellied Plover
briskly forages along these winter grounds within Sanctuary of Sands today.

*juvenile plumage

From the Field, Video Snippet, Justine Kibbe, December 4, 2018

American Widgeon
Sanderling Pair by Justine Kibbe

Big Club beach:
These “large” Sandpipers scurry and probe foraging within wave tidal deposits.

* Thanks for helping me to narrow down this shore bird ID to Conservancy’s Adam Mitchell, Wildlife Biologist University of Deleware.

From the Field, Video Snippet, Justine Kibbe, December 1, 2018

Hay Harbor's Great Blue Heron

Looks to be a juvenile keeping an eye on fish outside the “Tank”.

From the Field, Video Snippet, Justine Kibbe, November 30, 2018

Barred Owl in Marshy Woods by Justine Kibbe
Exchanging Pheasantries by Justine Kibbe

It’s always a pleasant surprise to have a Sunday morning visitor.

* Released ringed-neck pheasant hiding out: West End, Fishers Island.

From the Field, Video Snippet, Justine Kibbe, November 18, 2018