~ Today’s Feathered Friend-Western Sandpiper~

 

Western Sandpiper

 

Western Sandpiper

A FewFacts:

`Black, relatively long sharp-pointed bill
`Black legs
`Contrasting reddish-brown markings on shoulder
`Reddish brown on crown and ear patch
`Feeds on crustaceans, mollusks, worms and aquatic insects
`Nests on moist tundra or mossy slopes

Fishing
Fishing
Western Sandpiper Art
Western Sandpiper Art

New one! – #372

 

Photos taken at Bullards Beach State Park, Bandon, Oregon

 

Bullards Beach State Park
Bullards Beach State Park

 Joining Charlotte at Prairie Birder at http://prairiebirder.wordpress.com

 

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