Tag Archives: Sanderling

Wave Runner

This week’s photo, taken December 26, 2016 on Playalinda Beach at Canaveral National Seashore near Titusville, Florida, features a SANDERLING, a small shorebird that famously plays ‘chicken’ with incoming waves. If you are old enough to remember The Tonight Show … Continue reading

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Logrolling

This week’s photo, taken March 23, 2015 from the Edmonds Pier in Edmonds, WA, features a flock of SANDERLINGS striving for balance in life. Monday morning, while I was birding from the Edmonds Pier, I watched as an extremely long … Continue reading

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The Spitting Image

This week’s photo, taken August 11, 2013 on the Dungeness Spit along the north shore of Washington’s Olympic Peninsula, features a yawning HEERMANN’S GULL, the only North American gull with both a red bill and a mostly gray body. Saturday … Continue reading

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