Black Oystercatcher

I’ve seen two black oystercatchers this year, prior to the Covid-19 lockdown. Ten years ago I saw this species everyday in the summer. This photo is from a few years ago–took from a cliff overlooking the Pacific Ocean along Big Sur. Coastal development and natural erosion threaten this bird which nests exclusively in coastal rock areas. Perhaps, the temporary halt to construction will increase its population over the coming months.

Published by 67steffen

My labels: grandfather, father, veteran, writer, poet, photographer and dreamer in pursuit of the meaning of life. Getting close, although I'm running out of time--probably why I'm so close.

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