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December Sightings

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Dead bunker in the wrack line last week at Inlet County Park, Southold.    MIKE BOTTINI

Dead bunker in the wrack line last week at Inlet County Park, Southold. MIKE BOTTINI

Sharp-eyed naturalist Jennifer Murray spotted this Garter Snake basking in the midday sun last Friday.  MIKE BOTTINI

Sharp-eyed naturalist Jennifer Murray spotted this Garter Snake basking in the midday sun last Friday. MIKE BOTTINI

A cold-stunned sea turtle that didn’t make it.
JIM MONACO

A cold-stunned sea turtle that didn’t make it. JIM MONACO

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South Fork Outdoors

  • Publication: Southampton Press
  • Published on: Dec 15, 2020
  • Columnist: Mike Bottini
Last Thursday, I received emails from Accabonac Protection Committee members Christine Ganitsch and Patrice Dalton that a small school of bunker was observed “gasping in circles” in Pussy’s Pond, and... more

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