Shorebird Battles – Semipalmated Plovers

In a much more relaxed argument than the fighting Ruddy Turnstones, these digiscoped Semipalmated Plovers were trying to work out their disagreements through words (or peeps). Step one – stick out your booty Counter-attack with another booty raise Peep out your problems… Take a nap when done Thanks to Swarovski Optik for loaning out a

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Shorebird Battles – Ruddy Turnstones

Getting a chance to digiscope courtesy of Swarovski Optik North America on the Cape of Massachusetts led to some interesting shorebird interactions. Here we have a duel between Ruddy Turnstones that got pretty violent. Ruddy Turnstone Faceoff Take Down!! That’s gotta hurt! Rough fight, yet so beautiful Not sure what this move is called… wing-flashing

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American Oystercatchers Digiscoped at South Beach on the Cape of Massachusetts

After testing out a Swarovski digiscoping* setup for the first time, I was able to put my newly learned skill to the test on the cape of Massachusetts at South Beach. One of my first victims was a roving gang of American Oystercatchers. Needless to say, I was pretty happy with the results. Two adults

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