Field Trip! Holgate Heaven

Holgate Heaven
Holgate Heaven
Just had to go back....
Just had to go back….
... this place was calling me
… this place was calling me
to see The Great Egret
to see The Great Egret
and the Caspian Tern
and the Caspian Tern. You can spot these by their fat, fully orange beaks.
Juvenile Foster's Terns look like Marilyn Manson
Juvenile Foster’s Terns look like Marilyn Manson
Holgate Osprey. So much cooler than "regular" Osprey
Holgate Osprey. So much cooler than “regular” Osprey
Awww, we see you there, Great Egret
Awww, we see you there, Great Egret
It rains birds at Holgate
It rains birds at Holgate
Ocean and bay are one at Holgate
Ocean and bay are one at Holgate
Overdoing it with the Great Egret
Overdoing it with the Great Egret
Castaway. So lonely.
Castaway. So lonely.
But this Wilson's Plover is looking for friends. You can spot a Wilson's Plover by the absence of orange (beak & legs) that you'll find on the more common Semipalmated Plover
But this Wilson’s Plover is looking for friends. You can spot a Wilson’s Plover by the absence of orange (beak & legs) that you’ll find on the more common Semipalmated Plover
Score: Black Bellied Plover getting ready for winter
Score: Black Bellied Plover getting ready for winter
Score: Trash The Dress. Seriously, she is going to "trash the dress" at Holgate. Google it.
Score: Trash The Dress. Seriously, she is going to “trash the dress” at Holgate. Google it.
Back home, just in time, to catch the perfect finish.
Back home, just in time, to catch the perfect finish.