Recent USA and North America Trips – 5/10/21 to 5/18/21

Near Amelia Island, FL: Whimbrel , American Oystercatcher feeding and nesting, Black-bellied Plover (breeding plumage and non-breeding plum.) , Black Skimmer (a group thinking of nesting?), and Wilson’s Plover .

Near Amelia Island, FL: It was so much fun watching Brown Pelican individuals gathering sticks and nest materials with their huge bills! Also: Laughing Gull .

Amelia Island, FL: A few forest birds posed for the camera: A Carolina Chickadee with food for its nest in a light pole, Great Crested Flycatcher , and a Brown Thrasher hunting for grubs.