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As the nesting season winds down, you'll find Pretty Young Things flocking to the beach to learn grown up skills. You can identify this juvenile Oystercatchers by the black coloring on her beak. It will go full orange when she's all grown up.
As the nesting season winds down, you’ll find Pretty Young Things flocking to the beach to learn grown up skills. Like this Pretty Young Oystercatcher. You can identify juvenile Oystercatchers by the black coloring on her beak. It will go full orange when she’s all grown up.
A season's first: Juvenile Osprey hunting the open ocean. You can identify the juveniles by the buff coloring on the tips of the feathers. Sadly, this one is not sporting a flashy new Red Band.
A season’s first: Juvenile Osprey hunting the open ocean. You can identify the juveniles by the buff coloring on the tips of the feathers. Sadly, this one is not sporting a flashy new Red Band.
Big Poppa (yes, that is the real Big Poppa... more on that later) teaching his latest Cheezit the finer points of Crab Nom Nom.
Big Poppa (yes, that is the real Big Poppa… more on that later) teaching his latest Cheezit the finer points of Crab Nom Nom.
A Pretty Young Black Bellied Plover is a splotchy mess.
A Pretty Young Black Bellied Plover is a splotchy mess.
This Pretty Young Herring Gull is off to a rough start in life with a fish hook fully embedded in her foot.
This Pretty Young Herring Gull is off to a rough start in life with a fish hook fully embedded in her foot.
PYTS. Pretty Young Things.
PYTS. Pretty Young Things.