I love the Common Sandpiper, and I was disappointed a couple of weeks ago when I went to one of their usual haunts in the Spring and left empty handed. No sign of any. To be fair, I think I was a little early in the year, but I like to seen them whenever I can so purposely went in hope more than expectation.
This lovely little bird was a really welcome surprise at Burton Mere on the Wirral. I was on the lookout for other things when I spotted it on the banks from one of the hides. It did it's usual thing of moving in the opposite direction, but it came back my about 30 minutes later. It was worth the wait.
Hi Adam, I also love the sandpiper. Our Common Sandpiper has a definite "C" curling under its wing. Thanks for sharing. JoReplyDelete
So glad you found a Sandpiper!ReplyDelete
I like Sandpipers and enjoy watching them on the beach here in Florida.Mine are not quite like your guy, but he's a cutie too.ReplyDelete
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