Oystercatcher_wordpressAn American Oystercatcher came in for a landing at Milford Point, Ct. on the Long Island Sound.

PloverChick_wordpressA Piping Plover chick, new to this world, wandered about on the sand at Milford Point but not too far from her mother – who kept close watch.

A Semi-palmated Plover became a “puddle bird” at Pelham Bay Park in New York.

“As many spiritual masters have taught us, heaven, earth, sea and every creature have an iconic or mystical capacity to bring us back to the Creator and to communion with creation.” – Pope Francis