-- He even displayed this iconic pose (which is actually a threat pose), right after he charged at my friend and me (from clear across the pond)! Breeding season sure brings out the fiercest side of birds!
Piping Plover. An endangered species! Less than 10,000 living worldwide. The most adorable of the shorebirds, and the sweetest. They do wing flight displays while peeping. I've seen about 20 in my life, including 1 baby, all in Ocean City and Cape May. At least one each year except 2015.
Wood Duck (Juvenile) (Lackawanna State Park; 8/11/13) - Didn't see the gorgeous plumage of the adult male (I saw three juveniles), but I saw Wood Ducks, nonetheless! And here's something AMAZING about them: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d3vCUyENpmM Update: (4/1/14) Today I finally saw an adult male! Two of them!