For the past couple months, Ian Davies and I had been eyeing this week for a little summer Cape Cod birding adventure. The feasibility of this plan would depend largely on the weather, as I wanted to trailer the boat to the Cape for access to pelagic waters and Monomoy NWR. After a rather uncertain and oft-changing forecast thanks to a stationary front passage, a brief weather window opened for the second half of the week. Julian Hough was free to join me for the mini vacation, so we left CT on Tuesday evening. Wednesday was spent shorebirding; Ian had to work that day, but Pete Trimble and Phil Rusch filled out the boat. Thursday found us rained out, but we regrouped for a full Friday on the water. At sunrise on Friday the 12th, Ian, Julian, and Pete & Jeremiah Trimble and I left the harbor and headed around the tip of Monomoy to the productive waters east of Chatham. I had been out there a handful of times prior between my boat and a friend's, and there has always been at lea
Ha..maybe I should ask you to take a vacation rather then give you this invite..ReplyDelete
Check out the link below and let me know if you would like to join us for a bird outing.
Birders who blog, tweet and chirp
August 28th, The Charlestown Breachway and Ninigret Tidal Flats
It would all be sweeter if you guys were back here enjoying the show!ReplyDelete
saw pair of snowy plovers in Goshen,ct last week at a small pondReplyDelete
Thanks Dawn, I'll check my schedule. August really snuck up on me.ReplyDelete
Thanks Mark. Glad it stuck around for us to see.
Anonymous...do you have any photos or description of the plovers? Snowy Plover is INCREDIBLY rare in the northeast and would be expected to turn up along the coast.