• Seaside Sparrows Feeding Young at Cape May National Wildlife Refuge, Two Mile Unit

    One year ago - By 10,000 Birds

    Last weekend we had an extended family weekend at a beach house in Wildwood, New Jersey, just north of Cape May. And while I would have liked to have spent hours exploring the various birding hotspots in Cape May proper, I compromised and instead explored the saltmarsh and dune scrub habitat at the Two Mile Unit of Cape May National Wildlife Refuge. In practice, this means that I spent a lot of time in a blind staring at a salt marsh. Well, not just at a salt marsh but at the Seaside Sparrows that make their living there, at least in the warmer months.
    In particular, I was watching a pair...
    Read more ...