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Don Torino’s Life in the Meadowlands: There Is Magic in the Meadowlands

Least Sandpipers

Things are changing in the Meadowlands. Despite the summer sun and what date it may read on your calendar, summer is slowly waning. Nature has no date book, apps or Iphones. Rather, it prepares as it has done for eons despite our best efforts to have one more visit to the beach and another barbeque on the deck.

But now there is magic happening. The Semipalmated Sandpipers are congregating by the thousands on the mudflats of the Meadowlands, resting and refueling for their incredible journey that began in the Arctic and will end in South America. The Yellowlegs , Egrets and Plovers can also be seen now, meeting together and well aware that summer in the Meadowlands  is rapidly leaving us behind.

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