Birding With Henry Beston

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Lecture by Sanctuary Director Bob Prescott to launch celebration of Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary's 50th anniversary.

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Birding With Henry Beston

  1. 1. Birding with Henry “The peninsula, from an ornithologist’s point of view, is one of the most interesting in the world.”
  2. 2. Henry Beston’s Outer Most Haunts
  3. 3. Photo Circa 1960
  4. 4. Where Would It Be Today?
  5. 5. Today’s Outermost House Beach
  6. 6. “Enormous population of migrants”
  7. 7. Swallows
  8. 8. Sharp-tailed Sparrow
  9. 9. Autumn
  10. 10. Bald Eagle
  11. 11. Winter
  12. 12. Minister Gull
  13. 13. Black Duck
  14. 14. “Dipper Duck”
  15. 15. Common Eiders
  16. 16. Scoters Skunk Coot
  17. 17. Murres
  18. 18. Dovekie
  19. 19. Spring “Beloved birds of the Great Beach, their hearty zest for living”
  20. 20. “..terns dominate the beaches”
  21. 21. Least Terns “…perhaps the prettiest and most graceful of the summer’s ocean birds.”
  22. 22. Piping Plovers “..loveliest musical note”
  23. 23. Not Mentioned by Henry?
  24. 24. Willet
  25. 25. Oystercatchers
  26. 26. The Ever Changing Outer Beach
  27. 27. Thank You Questions?
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