Nor'easter Birds
Parker River National Wildlife Refuge
May 25, 2005

A howling Nor'easter precipitated a fallout of phalaropes on Plum Island this week.
Today there were at least 10 Red Phalaropes and over 20 Red-necked. One of each:

A rather forlorn looking Piping Plover suggested what was happening on the beach.

But the star of the show may have been a male Ruff!


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