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Sanderling

Calidris alba

Description:

These small shorebirds often stand on one leg, giving the impression they lost a leg in an injury. But then they begin scurrying along the incoming waves on both legs to search for food.

Habitat:

Huntington Beach State Park


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2 Comments

CalebSteindel
CalebSteindel 4 years ago

Very cute shots!

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 4 years ago

Sweet!

Maria dB
Spotted by
Maria dB

South Carolina, USA

Lat: 33.69, Long: -80.44

Spotted on Jan 17, 2015
Submitted on Feb 22, 2015

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