Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Spotted Sandpiper, #42/50

I found this Spotted Sandpiper @ Bunch Beach, Fort Meyers.

Its teetering and bobbing walk is very distinctive.  Forages alone, or in pairs, along margins of both fresh and salt waterbodies. 


This common bird has bright white underparts with black spots, there is a smudge on the side of the neck and the base of the bill is yellow, becoming orange during breeding season. 

2 comments:

  1. Nice! I haven't caught up with one of these yet!

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