Spotted Sandpipers

Photos by Donna

The Spotted Sandpiper is the most widespread breeding sandpiper in North America.  They migrate to the entire lower portion across the United States for the winter.

Spotted Sandpipers visit daily right in front of our camp site on the boat docks along the Barron River at dawn and dusk.

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Spotted Sandpiper

The Spotted Sandpipers presently lack their bold spots that appear during breeding season.

Spotted Sandpipers

These medium-sized shorebirds will soon be migrating back north.  Until then, I’ll continue to enjoy watching them, scurrying along, bobbing those tails!

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Spotted Sandpipers

Photos by Donna

The Spotted Sandpiper is the most widespread breeding sandpiper in North America.  They migrate to the entire lower portion across the United States for the winter.

Spotted Sandpipers visit daily right in front of our camp site on the boat docks along the Barron River at dawn and dusk.

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Spotted Sandpiper

The Spotted Sandpipers presently lack their bold spots that appear during breeding season.

Spotted Sandpipers

These medium-sized shorebirds will soon be migrating back north.  Until then, I’ll continue to enjoy watching them, scurrying along, bobbing those tails!

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Fish Crow Goes Fishing

Photos by Donna

A Fish Crow goes fishing.

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“The Stalk”

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“Dive”

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“Score!”

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“Fish for Dinner”

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“Just Before The Gulp”

Fish Crows are highly intelligent.  And they will eat just about anything they can find or steal.

And, yes, they fish too.  It is thought that Fish Crows learn to fish by watching other wading birds or gulls, or maybe with their smartness, they just figure it out themselves.

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