DOS Shorebird Trip to Bombay Hook NWR

Kelley NunnRecovery Big Year

Stilt Sandpiper amongst Dowitchers & American Avocets, Bombay Hook NWR

Shorebirds are one of my greatest birding weaknesses. Not only are they one of the hardest groups of birds to master, but there also aren’t many opportunities to study and learn shorebirds in Chester County, PA where I spend the vast majority of my time. So, as part of my Recovery Big Year, I wanted to amass some shorebird knowledge and knock some lifers off my needs list. I started by spending a few minutes every night studying the photos and text of the Michael O’Brien Shorebird Guide, but was still feeling overwhelmed and perplexed by shorebirds in the field. … Read More