• Tinicum's Most Famous Bird, 35 years Later

    30 days ago - By Delaware Valley Birding

    By Gregg Gorton January 27, 2015
    When Johnny Miller left his house the morning of October 19, 1979 to conduct his weekly shorebird census at “Tinicum,” a birdy patch of freshwater tidal marsh just a stone's throw from his door, which he knew better than anyone had before , he had no inkling that he was about to discover a feathered traveler from across the world. He drove over to the main entrance of the roughly 700-acre preserve that in 1972 had been designated the Tinicum National Environmental Center , the first such entity in the U.S., and, since 1991-as the John Heinz National...
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