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Least Sandpiper

May 18, 2023 - Least Sandpipers are the smallest of the sandpipers, measuring about 5.5 inches and weighing about 1 oz. They spend the...
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Discovering shorebirds in The Bahamas

March 02, 2023 - It's February and I feel like I should be in The Bahamas. For years I spent several weeks each year in The Bahamas, ofte...
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Trembling with delight

June 12, 2018 - My hands were almost trembling with delight as I held for the first time a Semipalmated Sandpiper. Seconds earlier I car...
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A morning with Shorebirds

September 21, 2017 - They are not the most colorful and showy of the bird world. They are not the largest or the most iconic species, either.
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Sanderling

May 22, 2017 - I was lying flat on the sand with my camera focused intently on this sanderling scurrying on the wet sand. It followed t...
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Hatching time for American Oystercatchers

June 11, 2016 - On a sandy spit on one of my favorite beaches there is a wonderful nesting area for shorebirds, terns and Black Skimmers...
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Every Banded Bird has a Story

May 02, 2016 - I went to a local, uninhabitedl beach this weekend to photograph Red Knots and anything else that happened to present an...
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With Blind Faith

April 16, 2016 - I had the pleasure of attending the 13th annual Power of Flight meeting this week, held in St. Simons Island, GA. The me...
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Learning more about Piping Plovers

April 05, 2016 - On a remote cay of sand and rock off the northern end of Andros, The Bahamas, in the newly established Joulter Cays Nati...
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Searching for Shorebirds

March 29, 2016 - For the past 5 years I have been working in The Bahamas to map the distribution and abundance of shorebirds across the c...
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