Medium-Large sized sandpiper species. Mostly dull gray/brown all over. In flight, front and back of wings appear black with a white area in between.
Coast & shorelines with nearby beaches & marshlands.
Saw many of these sandpipers along the coast on Assateague Island, Virginia. These photos were taken with a Canon EF100-400 f/4-f/5.6 lens mounted on a Canon Rebel T2i.
Lat: 37.90, Long: -75.33
Spotted on Aug 12, 2012
Submitted on Aug 21, 2012