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Mashomack Preserve, Suffolk County, New York

After spending the night in Medford, we drove northeast to Greenport on the North Fork of Long Island, where we caught a ferry to Shelter Island:

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Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge, Suffolk County, New York

We decided to take an overnight trip to Long Island for Labor Day, and first drove to Shirley, to the Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge. The refuge features wetlands on both sides of the Lower Carmans River. While the visitor’s center is closed on Sundays, the refuge is still open for visitors. As we drove into the property we saw a few wild turkeys, but they did not wait to be photographed.

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