Marine Nature Study Area

The Marine Nature Nature Study Area in Hempstead, Nassau County, Long Island by the Long Island Sound. It is a nice little sanctuary with boardwalks out into the marsh. My prize of the day was the clapper rail briefly seen as it ran from one cover to the next. I haven’t seen one for decades. Terns are fun to watch and hard to photograph. I made two composites of one diving. We also enjoyed watching a yellow-crowned Night Heron pulling things out of the mud.

13 thoughts on “Marine Nature Study Area

  1. the dune mouse 2021-06-02 / 3:54 pm

    those Cranes are amazing and I love the last Osprey photo !! Hope all is well Sherry. I’ve put a bit of what’s happening up here recently on my blog which I have been neglecting!!


    • Sherry Felix 2021-06-03 / 9:28 am

      Thank you Cybele. Been wondering how you are. I know know after finding your latest post. For some reason unknown I don’t get notified o when you post. So good to “see” you.

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  2. SoyBend 2021-05-21 / 9:19 pm

    Love your tern photos, Sherry. One of my favorites.


  3. doerfpub 2021-05-16 / 3:28 pm

    Really like the birds against the purple hues of the sky.


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