Sandpiper Solitaire

After the rains of Tropical Storm Lee last week the water level in the Wetlands is back to normal. Prior to the rains the water had been quite low exposing much of the muddy bottom of the pond, great habitat for foraging migrant shorebirds.¬†On September 1, a Solitary Sandpiper dropped in to take advantage of that habitat. Solitary Sandpipers are one of three “most likely to be seen” shorebirds on the list of species here at the Museum, along withRead more