mama oystercatcher and baby
oystercatchers with"teenage" chicks
My favorite mallards are back too!
piping plover on her nest
Then in June and July the terns and skimmers arrive last, stopping here at the beach to nest. No arctic trek for these guys!
And here's an arctic tern...in turquoise plumage, but realistic nevertheless.
arctic tern & white shells/white ironstone bowl
Aren't her words beautiful?