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Whimbrel

Numenius phaeopus

Description:

Brown, speckled shore bird with long, slender and bent beak. The second image shows a seal in the background.

Habitat:

Tidepools in La Jolla

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4 Comments

CindyBinghamKeiser
CindyBinghamKeiser 8 years ago

Thank you Emma!

Hema
Hema 8 years ago

Very lovely, cindy!!

CindyBinghamKeiser
CindyBinghamKeiser 8 years ago

Thank you! I didn't know that. We may have to postpone holiday decorations for a day :-) I don't do the insane shopping at 4am!

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 8 years ago

Lovely pictures. Did you know the day after Thanksgiving will be the lowest tide of the year here, conveniently between 2 and 4pm?

San Diego, California, USA

Spotted on Nov 23, 2011
Submitted on Nov 23, 2011

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