Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Tern Island~Birds and Clams

Howdee all,

While visiting Chatham, I always love a trip or two to Tern Island at low tide for some birding.

A short Kayak ride to the flats…

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I don’t have a clamming license so I couldn’t clam..

Others were busy clamming.. 

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Jeff and I went birding hunting..

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Have a look at a few of the birds we saw…

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Plenty of Black-bellied Plover were around

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Semipalmated Sandpiper

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More of the Semi fellers

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View to North Beach

Gull Zone with a fly over Corm.

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Gulls in  layers

with some shorebirds here and there…

and seal basking in the sun..See them?

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Gull in the shallows

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Short billed Dowitcher

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Piping Plover and Semipalmated Plover

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A nice birding afternoon..

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While our family was slaving away..

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