Bird of the Day: piping plover
Coffee of the Day: French Roast
Weird Wrack Item of the Week: plastic thing that looks like a thumb drive or a cigarette lighter
Invisi-bird Status: Official: Refuge Beach: 28 Pairs, 13 Nests, 47 Chicks, 14 Fledglings. Sandy Point: 7 Pairs, 0 Nests, 22 Chicks, 0 Fledglings. Town Beach: 2 Pairs, 1 Nest, 4 Chicks. Number actually seen by me: 2 adults and 3 chicks for a total of 5 plovers.
|Hello, I am a Plover Chick and I Can't Read|
|Hmm, What's All This Trash in my Home, the Wrack Line?|
|Can You Find the Least Tern in this Picture?|
|I'm Outta Here|
|On the Move|
|Weird Wrack Item of the Week|
|Common Terns Looking Cool|
When I stopped at the gatehouse to sign out and drop off my report, I was thrilled to spot my first monarch butterflies of the season landing on the milkweed. Yay, pollinators! Yay, milkweed! That little milkweed patch is an important part of the refuge.
|Monarch on Milkweed|
|Monarch Taking off from Milkweed|