The Beach Birds of New York

The Beach Birds of New York • Melissa Groo
Melissa Groo explains the appeal of Nickerson Beach Park, a location fast becoming a well-known mecca for bird photographers in Long Island, New York. Here’s her insider guide for where the wild things are in this spot

Nickerson Beach Park is located along the Atlantic Ocean on the south shore of Long Island, New York, in Lido Beach. It’s about six miles west of the better known (and much more crowded) Jones Beach. The beach area covers 3,500 feet of ocean shoreline, a bit over half a mile long. Nickerson is becoming a well-known mecca...

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Melissa Groo

Melissa Groo has spent several seasons in Central Africa as a research assistant on The Elephant Listening Project and continues to work part time for Save the Elephants.

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