Category: Plovers and Shorebirds

Plovers, Dotterels, Lapwings, Stints, Sandpipers, Tattlers, Turnstones, Snipe, Dowitchers, Curlews, Greenshanks, Shanks, Pratincoles and Phalaropes, Stilts, Oystercatchers, Avocets, Sandpipers

Marsh Sandpiper

A friend posted a photo online for help with ID. It was a bird I hadn’t seen before, so I went to where she saw it, and now I have!

Great Knot, Red Knot

These birds are quite similar, but the Great Knot is a little bigger than the Red Knot, and the red has chevron shaped marks on the chest, while the great has more dash-like marks....

White-headed Stilt

Gorgeous elegant little wader. There were adult birds there too, but I didn’t get a nice photo of one. I should go through them again and see if I can pick out the best,...