Don’t mind me. I’m just flying by as quick as I can. Been busy going from here to there and back again. And diving in between for refreshment. A tasty snack as a reward for being so fast. Now try to catch me if you can!
“Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul And sings the tune without the words And never stops at all.” ― Emily Dickinson
A little bird taught me a very good lesson today. While watching a flock of Dunlins on the rip rap at Indian River Inlet, a small Sanderling caught my eye. This darling little sanderling was hopping around on one leg, the other tucked under him. He was a […]
The sun rather confused me on Sanibel Island, Florida. Visiting in early December, the sun is rather south in the horizon. Due to the positioning of the island, one can see both sunrise and sunset at the same place. While the mornings are overcast, the clouds clear up […]
Hey Moe..what do you think she’s doing? I have no idea Joe. She keeps staring at us. What do you think? Think it’s safe to walk by her? Let’s tell Mr. Willit that the coast is clear. Hey, Mr. Sanderling – Go for it! Moe and Joe, along […]
Today felt as if everything I was looking for kept running away from me. I had heard of a rare gull in a local park and I rushed down there, only to wait in the cold wind. The one I was looking for had taken off, leaving the […]
Hello, I’m a Ruddy Turnstone. Also known as “Engraved Light Green Flag #J5m”. I was first found in 2009 in Mispillion Harbor, Delaware and I was migrating along with a lot of my friends. There are thousands of us. Ruddy Turnstones, Sanderlings, Black Bellied Plovers, Western Sandpipers, Red […]
A very long and special field trip was enjoyed on Sunday with fifteen hours of traveling, birding and beach scenes. The Horseshoe crabs are hitting the beaches to have sex on the beach and leave their eggs fertilized. The primary food source for migrating Red Knots from the […]