2013: Summer of The Oystercatcher?

 

Iz mah summer.
Iz mah summer.
A little birdy told me that  while Hurricane Sandy as wreaked havoc on the ecology of many shorebird species...
A little birdy told me that while Hurricane Sandy as wreaked havoc on the ecology of many shorebird species…
... she left an environment in which the magnificent Oystercatcher thrive.
… she left an environment in which the magnificent Oystercatcher thrives.
They are certainly out there this morning.
They are certainly out there this morning.
One Oystercatcher tried to set up camp right next to another, even though the beach was pretty empty, and this altercation ensued.
One Oystercatcher tried to set up camp right next to another, even though the beach was pretty empty, and this altercation ensued. This place is festering with Oystercatcher!