Sanderlings and Dunlin at Barnegat Light, NJ
27 May: Sanderlings on the move at Nickerson Beach
13 November: Ruddy Turnstone at Jones Beach
25 May: Killdeer in flight at Shawangunk Grasslands NWR
30 Aug: Semipalmated Sandpiper at Jamaica Bay WR
30 Aug: Semipalmated Plover at Jamaica Bay WR
30 Aug: Western Sandpiper at Jamaica Bay WR
13 June: American Avocet in Piermont, NY (Rockland Co.)
21 Sept: Pectoral Sandpiper at Muscota Marsh (Inwood, Manhattan)
21 Sept: Pectoral Sandpiper with Semipalmated Sandpipers at Muscota Marsh (Inwood, Manhattan)
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31 August: Hudsonian Godwit in flight at Jamaica Bay WR, pursued by a pair of Stilt Sandpipers. Taken with the Olympus OMD-EM1 and 75-300mm lens -- a much lighter system than my usual Canon rig.
16 August: Pectoral Sandpiper at Heckscher State Park
16 August: Buff-breasted Sandpiper at Heckscher State Park
9 August: Lesser Yellowlegs at Jamaica Bay WR. Taken with the Olympus OMD-EM1 and 75-300mm lens -- a much lighter system than my usual Canon rig.
23 March: Dunlin in flight at Jones Beach, near the WE2 jetty. Conservatively estimated at 1600; one birder thought maybe even 3000!
29 Sept: Black-bellied Plover at Jones Beach
5 Sept: American Golden-Plover at Jones Beach
17 August: American Avocet at Jamaica Bay WR
20 April: Ruff at Timber Point Marsh (East Marina)
31 March: Purple Sandpiper at Point Lookout
6 April: Piping Plover at Point Lookout
6 April: Sanderling at Point Lookout
6 April: Sanderlings at Point Lookout
6 April: Purple Sandpiper at Point Lookout
6 April: Dunlin in flight at Point Lookout
6 April: Dunlin at Point Lookout
13 March: American Woodcock in Bryant Park (1 of 2). Photographed through a balustrade.
13 March: American Woodcock in Bryant Park (2of 2). Photographed through a balustrade.
10 April: Upland Sandpiper in Oak Beach, Suffolk County
3 July: Piping Plover
3 July: Least Terns
3 July: Piping Plover chick
25 June: American Oystercatcher
18 June: Piping Plover and Chick
Nickerson Beach (NY: Nassau County)
18 June: Piping Plover with Three Chicks
18 June: Piping Plover Chicks