Monday, June 13, 2016

Jamaica Bay East Pond: Wilson's Phalarope

There was a recent report of a Wilson's Phalarope at the "raunt' section of the East Pond  -when I arrived I looked for it but no luck - I did see some terns, Black Skimmers and some Glossy Ibis well south of the raunt.  As I was leaving I spotted a sandpiper near the Glossy Ibis.  Since there were no other shorebirds around I guessed it could the Wilson's Phalarope - it was very distant but a zoomed in photo at 120x confirmed it.

Wilson's Phalarope

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