Tag Archives: sandpipers

Photos from 05-02-15 – Connecticut (Day One)

How much wildlife can you fit into one day?  Apparently quite a bit! I have selected my favorite shots from the entire day (including previous posts), which created the largest gallery I’ve ever shared in a single post.  It was … Continue reading

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Chillin’ on the Beach

Continuing right through the photos I’ve taken in 2015… I’m still within our little weekend getaway in Connecticut during the winter time.  I know it’s a little weird to go from one cold place to a colder place, but hey, … Continue reading

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New Bird Photographed – Short-billed Dowitcher

Funny story about this species… I didn’t even know I spotted it until I reviewed the pictures I took in May! I ran into a mixed flock of shorebirds at the Coastal Center at Milford Point in Connecticut, which was … Continue reading

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New Bird Photographed – Semipalmated Plover

The quest for new shorebirds continued on the Connecticut coast in May. I don’t know if we just picked the right shore spots to go on our single day visit to Connecticut or if it is always this bountiful, but … Continue reading

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New Bird Photographed – Purple Sandpiper

I only saw this species on an overcast, windy and partially rainy day from a distance, but I’ll take it!  We left for a Rhode Island wedding extra early back in May to check out the Sachuest Point National Wildlife … Continue reading

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New Bird Photographed – Greater Yellowlegs

This year, I spent more time along the Hudson River and the ocean in Connecticut and Rhode Island to fill a large void in my life list… shorebirds!  I’ve always loved sandpipers and plovers, but they aren’t very easy to … Continue reading

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Birds at the Coastal Center at Milford Point

One place that we stopped that was pretty cool was the Connecticut Audubon Center in Milford, CT.  We enjoyed our stop there so much, that we stopped there a second time on the way home. The obvious highlight was a … Continue reading

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