Sunday, December 12, 2010
We (Linda C. and I) got a late start because of the change in plans, so there wasn't much time to tarry along the way. We did stop in a few places on our way to Portugal Cove South (PCS) and found a few birds that I will share over the days to come.
mid-stream and get in the car to lead a stranger up the road.) He was a living example of the Christmas Spirit.
When we reached the site where the NL had been regularly sighted, the man who owned the property came out and gave us a short history of the day's activity. Again, he was very helpful. Although the NL was nowhere around, he said that it tended to return to this field in the late evening.
We decided to venture out a bit in the area to see what else we might find with the intention of returning to this location just before dark.
I was really expecting to find two sea ducks sitting in the cove where I saw
I drove up and with the help of the binoculars and the camera lens, it became evident - we hit the jackpot! There in front of us were not one but TWO Northern Lapwings feeding in the grass.