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Willet

Tringa semipalmata

Description:

The willet is a large sandpiper. This willet was foraging in the surf with other (smaller) sandpipers.

Habitat:

This is an eastern willet, living along the coast. This spotting was made on the FL gulf coast.

Notes:

The willet is protected under the Migratory Birds Treaty Act in the USA. http://www.fws.gov/migratorybirds/Regula... http://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/wille...

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Indian Rocks Beach, Florida, USA

Lat: 27.90, Long: -82.84

Spotted on Oct 17, 2011
Submitted on Oct 20, 2011

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