In addition to the continuing avocet I just saw a buff-breasted sandpiper in the shrubby area at the western end of the inlet. It was spooked after a few minutes by 2 young peregrines and flew east down the beach and out of sight but has returned so it may stick around. Ebird checklist will back-of-the-camera photo here <http://ebird.org/view/checklist/S59585843>.
Happy Birding! Anya Auerbach -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://firstname.lastname@example.org/maillist.html 2) http://www.surfbirds.com/birdingmail/Group/NYSBirds-L 3) http://birding.aba.org/maillist/NY01 Please submit your observations to eBird: http://ebird.org/content/ebird/ --