I know that it isn't much to look at for non-birders, but I think it's adorable. It is so short that it waddles when it walks along the mud flat.
|Little Gull (left) and Bonaparte's gull (right)|
|Looking for Little Gull|
While we were up in north Jersey, we decided to go to Carteret to see a Monk Parakeet. The Monk Parakeets have colonized in this town and build big bushy nests on the telephone poles right in the center of town. Here is one sitting on the wire looking at the crazy ladies on the sidewalk.