Calidris maritima

I still maintain it’s remarkable that just yards from the raceway of the Belt Parkway, Purple Sandpipers rock-climb on the rip-rap bulkhead from Yellow Hook to Sheepshead Bay.

Is this Maine girt in rockweeds and wracked in barnacles? No, it’s the coast of Bay Ridge, Brooklyn.

1 Response to “Calidris maritima”

  1. 1 ctpomodoro January 13, 2023 at 8:26 am

    These are great pictures of a great bird, Matthew!


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