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Black-bellied plovers by Justine Kibbe

And then there were two

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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

Eastern Bluebirds Stay West

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Fish Crow Hieroglyphics

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Black-bellied Plover by Justine Kibbe

Plover Stop Over

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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

Dabbling & Dipping Ducks

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Sanderling Pair by Justine Kibbe

Yesterday’s Sanderling Pair

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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

Hay Harbor’s Great Blue Heron

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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

Who? Who?

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Exchanging Pheasantries by Justine Kibbe

“Exchanging Pheasantries”

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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