My original plan for yesterday was to drive down to Cape Cod to finish up my Bio Blitz. There was a big thunderstorm forecasted to hit where I live at 2, and I thought I could avoid it by going to the Cape.
When I had finally reached the beach I was planning to go to, I received an alert that made me want to turn around immediately. A Terek Sandpiper had been seen at Napatree Point in Rhode Island! This bird was so rare that it had only been reported three other times in the mainland United States. After looking in some tidepools at the beach for about half an hour, I eventually decided to go and test my luck with the sandpiper.
The entire way down to Napatree Point, I was constantly getting updates about the location of the sandpiper. But, unfortunately, when I arrived, it hadn’t been…
View original post 343 more words