American Oystercatchers feeding - Nickerson Beach, NY

 

Adult American Oystercatcher teaching its young how to catch a meal:

American Oystercatchers - Nickerson Beach, NY

American Oystercatchers - Nickerson Beach, NY

Closer look at the action

Closer look at the action

I photographed this family at the Nickerson Beach, Long Island, New York.

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