Highlights from two tide cycles:

Starting with the Terns. A smaller mixed flock of Terns than seen over the past 
few weeks. The most notables being:

1st Summer Black Tern
Roseate Tern (2)

There was a slight uptick in Shorebirds. With way moreoo Least and Semipalmated 
Sandpipers than I have seen over the past few weeks. In total 15 species of 

Notables being:

Whimbrel (1)
Short-billed Dowitcher (57) - notable because of the 3 Hendersoni subspecies 
candidates. I had recorded 1 well marked bird several weeks ago and now there 
are two additional candidates.

One unreadable (stained and dirty) flagged Semipalmated Sandpiper.

On the beach side, a sea watch was non productive but I did count 9 Lesser 
Black-backed Gulls loafing on the beach.


"I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of 
others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence." ~ Frederick 

風 Swift as the wind
林 Quiet as the forest
火 Conquer like the fire
山 Steady as the mountain
Sun Tzu  The Art of War

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Andrew Baksh

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