• What Season Is It? An Odd Walk at Rockaway Beach

    4 monthes ago - By 10,000 Birds

    I got out of the car early Sunday morning, walked to the boardwalk, and down a path to the beach. A scan to my west with the dawn light behind me revealed a Snowy Owl sitting behind some beach vegetation, way down the beach. A black corvid was dive-bombing it and though the black bird looked big I figured it was either an American Crow or a Fish Crow. They were so far down the beach that I could neither hear the bird nor see it well enough to decide what, exactly, it was. I wasn't too concerned though because the cool part of the interaction was a Snowy Owl near at the end of March, a time...
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