Though I’m no bird expert I’m totally at a loss as to what was going on here. The bird on the right remained standing and seemed to be foraging, at least it was moving as I’ve normally seen Black-bellied Plovers do. The bird on the left would stand up, walk a couple of paces and then […]
The first trip to Sanibel and J. N. “Ding” Darling NWR of the 2011 season and it wasn’t a bad trip. Roseate Spoonbills were out in good numbers in several places in Ding. Though, perhaps due to the cold temperatures or my timing, the beaches were unusually devoid of both terns and shorebirds.