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 Shorebirds

Stilt

 

 We discovered this lone stilt chick together with  both parents

 

Stilt parent

The chick was probably just a couple of days old.

Stilts in the air

Stilt

 

Stilts

 

Female Stilt

 

Juvenile Stilt

Stilts in flight

Stilts

 

Stilts resting on an island

 

Red-necked Phalarope

 

Red-necked Phalarope. Molting juvenile

 

Lesser yellowlegs

Lesser Yellowlegs

 

Lesser Yellowlegs & Sanderling

 

Ruddy Turnstone

 

Black turnstone

Killdeer 

 

Killdeer

 

Killdeer in flight

Short-billed Dowitcher

Wilson's Snipe

 

 

White-faced Ibis

 

spotted at Cosumnes River Preserve.

 

Whimbrel

 

Whimbrel

 

Whimbrel

 

Willet

 

Willet

 

Willets

Willet with prey

Willets

 

 

Willets

 

 

Spotting a crab

 

Thank you Ocean

 

 Marbled godwit

Marbled Godwit

Marbled Godwit

Marbled Godwits

 

 Marbled Godwits

 

Marbled Godwit

  

Marbled godwit 

 

Long-billed Curlew

 

 

Godwit & Sanderling

 

Godwit

Sanderling, adult, breeding

 

Sanderling searching for food

Sanderlings running along the beach. Their small legs move with amazing speed.

Sanderlings running from the incoming ocean water. They never fail to get away in time. 

  Sanderling in winter plumage

Got a prey

Sanderling

 

Least Sandpiper

 

Least Sandpiper

Least sandpiper

 

Least Sandpipers

 

Spotted Sandpiper

 

Snowy Plover. Non-breeding

 

  Willet & Pacific Golden plover

 

Semipalmated Plover

 Pacific Golden Plover

 

Black-bellied Plover

 

 

 

 

Copyright 1999 by Fritz Wilhelm, Zero & One,
Last modified: December 27, 2013