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American Oystercatcher feeding a juvenile - Nickerson Beach, Long Island

August 07, 2018  •  Leave a Comment

Adult American Oystercatcher teaching a juvenile how to search for food: 

Adult American Oystercatcher feeding a juvenile at the Nickerson Beach, Lido Beach, Nassau County, Long Island, New York, USAAmerican Oystercatcher Adult American Oystercatcher feeding a juvenile - Nickerson Beach, Lido Beach, Nassau County, Long Island, New York

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I photographed this adult, with its young at the Nickerson Beach, Long Island, New York, USA. As the ocean water was slowly receding, it created a very nice foreground for this image.  

Here is a closer look at the action:

Close-up of an American Oystercatcher feeding its young along the East Coast, Nickerson Beach, Lido Beach, Nassau County, Long Island, New York shore bird and wildlife photographyAmerican OystercatchersAmerican Oystercatcher feeding a juvenile - Nickerson Beach, Lido Beach, Nassau County, Long Island, New York

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In an effort to help others on their visit to this famous, for nesting shorebirds beach, I wrote a free Ultimate Guide: http://www.greggard.com/blog/2016/7/nickerson-beach-ny-guide where I post frequent (in the season) updates where I find these birds. I hope you will find it useful! Let me know 😊

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