December 24, 2023






Brooklyn Christmas Bird of the Year: Purple Sandpiper


Purple Sandpipers are reliably present at Christmastime each year on the wave-washed rocky waterfront of my Brooklyn neighborhood along the Verrazzano Narrows. They breed in the far north, and Brooklyn is their idea of south for the winter; they arrive around Thanksgiving and stay into the spring. It’s their tradition.


- alex 12-24-2023 12:39 pm

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