Shorebirds & Waders

These are our photographs of shorebirds and waders. They are organized in groups as shown in the Table of Contents below.

Table of Contents
       1.  Ibis, storks, etc.
       2.  Herons
       3.  Egrets
       4.  Sandpipers
       5.  Plovers
       6.  Other waders

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1.  Ibis, Storks, Cranes, etc.

Wood storks, Florida. 12/01

Wood stork, Everglades. 2/05

Wood Storks, Mazatlan, Sinalow. 3/07

Wood Storks looking at drained wetland, Mazatlan, Sinalow. 3/07

Sandhill Cranes, Galveston Island, TX. 1/06

Sandhill Cranes, Anchorage mudflats, AK. 7/07

Roseate Spoonbills and White Ibis, San Blas, Nayarit. 2/07

Adult and juvenile White Ibis, San Blas, Nayarit. 2/07

Young White Ibis, near Rockport, TX. 1/08

Adult White Ibis and Pied-billed Grebe, Rockport, TX. 1/08

White Ibis, Brazos Bend State Park, TX. 2/08

Australian (Sacred) Ibis, Australia. 10/02

Egret, little blue heron, and spoonbill feeding. Florida Everglades, 2/05
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Three blind mice! Florida Everglades, 2/05
       
2.   Herons

Great Blue Heron, Adolph Thomae, Jr County Park, TX. 1/06

Great Blue Heron, San Blas, Nayarit. 2/07

Great Blue Heron, Florida Everglades. 2/05

Great Blue Heron, Pt. Townsend, WA. 5/07

Great Blue Heron, Victoria, BC. 6/07

Great Blue Heron, Corpus Christi, TX. 108

Bare-throated Tiger Heron, San Blas, Nayarit. 2/07

Green Heron, San Blas, Nayarit. 2/07

Green Heron, Florida Everglades. 2/05

Yellow-crowned Night Heron, Takoma Park, MD. 4/08

Yellow-crowned Night Heron, Guaymas, Sonora. 1/07

Black-crowned Night Heron, Las Glorias, Sinaloa. 1/07

Young Black-crowned Night Heron peeking, Morro Bay, CA. 11/07

Tricolored Heron, Adolph Thomae, Jr County Park, TX. 1/06

Tricolored Heron, Florida Everglades. 2/05

Little Blue Heron, Antigua. 3/03

Little Blue Heron roosting, San Blas, Nayarit. 2/07

Little Blue Heron, Brazos Bend State Park, TX. 2/08
3.  Egrets

Great egret, Everglades. 2/05

Great egret, Florida. 12/01

Great egret and gull, Galveston beach, TX. 2/08

Great Egret, Barataria Preserve, LA. 2/08

Snowy Egret, Morro Bay, CA. 12/06

Snowy Egrets, Mazatlan, Sinaloa. 3/07

Snowy Egret, Corte Madera, CA. 10/07
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Snowy Egret by the roadside, Rte 35, TX. 1/08
       
4.  Sandpipers

Shorebirds feeding, Morro Bay, CA. 12/06
Shorebirds feeding on horseshoe crabs, Delaware bay
Shorebirds feeding on horseshoe crab eggs, Delaware. 5/08
Greater yellowlegs
Greater Yellowlegs, Corte Madera, CA. 10/07
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Greater Yellowlegs, Corte Madera, CA. 10/07
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Lesser Yellowlegs and Solitary Sandpiper, Huntley Meadows, VA. 4/08
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Solitary Sandpiper, Huntley Meadows, VA. 4/08
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Endangered Red Knots with Ruddy Turnstones, Delaware Bay. 5/08
Short-billed Dowitcher
Short-billed Dowitcher, Rockport, RX. 1/08

Dowitchers, Corte Madera marsh, Greenbrae CA. 11/06

Dowitchers and Semipalmated Sandpipers, Delaware Bay. 5/08

Dunlin and Dowitcher, Rockport, TX. 1/08

Dunlin, Rockport, TX. 1/08
Dunlin and semipalmated sandpipers, Delaware Bay
Dunlin, Semipalmated Sandpipers, and a ? Delaware Bay. 5/08

Sanderlings, Estero Bay, CA. 12/06

Sanderling, Rockport, TX. 1/08

Sanderlings, Rockport, TX. 1/08

Flock of migrating sanderlings, Stone Harbour, NJ. 9/05
Semipalmated Sandpiper with Horseshoe Crab egg
Semipalmated Sandpiper with horeshoe crab egg, Delaware Bay. 5/08

Sandpipers (?Least), Morro Bay, CA. 12/06
Phalarope
Red-necked Phalarope (pelagic), Siuslaw River,OR. 9/06
5.  Plovers

Semi-palmated Plover, San Blas, Nayarit. 2/07

Black-bellied Plover, Port Townsend, WA, 5/29/07

Kildeer, Morro Bay, CA. 10/07

Kildeer, Port Townsend, WA 5/07

Lone Kildeer and Sanderling, Port Townsend, WA 10/06
Piping Plover
Piping Plover, Galveston Island, TX. 2/08
6.  Other Waders

American avocet, Corte Madera marsh, Glenbrae CA. 11/06

Another avocet, Corte Madera marsh, Glenbrae CA. 11/06

Avocets, Mazatlan, Sinaloa. 3/07

Curlew, Estero Bay, CA. 12/06

Long-billed curlew, Morro Bay, CA. 10/07

Godwits, Willets & Heerman's gulls, Monterey, CA. 12/06

Willet, Estero Bay, CA. 12/06

Willet, Rockport, TX. 1/08

Flock of Willets, Morro Bay, CA. 11/07

Willet, Bombay Hook, DE. 5/08

Marbled Godwit and Willet, Estero Bay, CA. 12/06

Marbled Godwit, Morro Bay, CA. 10/07

Marbled Godwit, Rockport, TX. 1/08

Bar-tailed Godwit
E-7, Long-distance champion. 9/07

Black-necked Stilts, Corte Madera, CA. 10/07

Stilts and Ruddy Turnstones, Delaware Bay. 5/08

Ruddy Turnstones, Delaware Bay. 5/08
Ruddy turnstone
Ruddy Turnstones, Rockport, TX. 1/08
Black turnstone
Black Turnstones, Monterey, CA. 12/06

Oyster catcher, N. Uist, Scotland. 6/06

Royal tern and oystercatchers, San Blas, Sinaloa. 2/07

Bird Island, near Las Glorias, Sinaloa. 1/07

Assemblage at Corte Madera, CA. 10/07
 


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