I have been to a number of NY beaches affected by this heartbreaking news of the discovery regarding medical waste washing up on the shore causing them to be closed in order to protect people and I must say maybe beaches need to be closed to the public to protect the ocean from people.
Now I am wondering how the shorebirds who spend time there are faring. A number of varieties of these bird types are featured in posts here on my blog. Moreover, the avian creatures classified as American Oystercatchers (seen below in photos taking during bygone years)
who are a shorebird whom I've encountered in my trips to the Long Island beaches are included in volume two of my Words In Our Beak book series,
which is available on Amazon OR wherever books are sold by giving the seller this ISBN number: 9780996378536.
Not much I can do directly to prevent situations like the ones that are now occurring on Long Island beaches, other than to help raise awareness of the importance and needs of our feathered friends through my posts on social media and my Words In Our Beak book series.
Please click here to go to my blog post that provides details as to where you can get these books.