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Black turnstone

Arenaria melanocephala

Description:

The upper parts are blackish-brown and the underparts are white. This one appeared to be foraging on an exposed rock at low tide.

Habitat:

Spotted on an exposed rock at low tide at Tongue Point.


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3 Comments

Brian38
Brian38 a week ago

Robert you're correct! Thank you so much for the correct ID!

Brian38
Brian38 a week ago

There is a resemblance. I will look into it. Thanks much Robert.

triggsturner
triggsturner a week ago

Hi Brian. Are you sure this isnt a black turnstone? Beautiful images but you might check id?

Brian38
Spotted by
Brian38

Washington, USA

Lat: 48.17, Long: -123.71

Spotted on Aug 3, 2019
Submitted on Aug 4, 2019

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