Greek-Roman Pendiment

Pond, Marsh, Shore & Sea Birds

Whimbrels foraging near shore.

 Hudsonian Whimbrel, Numenius hudsonicus 


Spotted sandpipers foraging among rocks in the shallows.

 Spotted Sandpipers Actitis macularius, 


Least sandpipers wading for food.

 Least Sandpipers, Calidris minutilla 


Stilt sandpiper standing on one leg in the sandy shore

 Stilt Sandpiper, Calidris himantopus


Dunlin standing on a rock on a sandy shore

Dunlin, Calidris alpina


Short-billed dowitcher on a sandy shore

Short-billed Dowitcher, Limnodromus griseus


Red know on a sandy shore

Red Knot, Calidris canutus


Long-billed curlew on a rocky river shore

Long-billed Curlew, Numenius americanus


Eskimo curlew on dunes above water

Eskimo Curlew, Numenius borealis


Greater yellowlegs foraging in the shallows among reeds.

 Greater Yellowlegs, Tringa melanoleuca 


Lesser yellowlegs preening itself on a sandy wetland shore, a kingfisher perched in the distance

Lesser Yellowlegs, Tringa flavipes


Pectoral sandpiper perched on a rocky shore

Pectoral Sandpiper, Calidris melanotos


Purple sandpiper on a large shore rock

Purple Sandpiper, Calidris maritima


Dunlin on a rock in winter plumage, less the dark colored breast.

Dunlin, Calidris alpina.
winter plumage


Wilson's phalaropes wading for crustaceans.

 Wilson’s Phalaropes, Phalaropus tricolor 


Red phalaropes in water

 Red Phalaropes, Phalaropus fulicarius


Snipe walking along a sandy shore.

 Common Snipe, Gallinago gallinago 


Willet wading in shallow water and another flying in the background

 Willet, Tringa semipalmata 


Baird's sandpiper on a shore rock

Baird’s Sandpiper, Calidris bairdii


Least sandpiper perched on one leg at water's edge

Least Sandpiper, Calidris minutilla


Buff-breasted sandpiper preening its wing on a rocky shore

Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Calidris subruficollis


Plovers wading in shallow water.

 Black-bellied Plovers, Pluvialis squatarola 


Marbled godwit standing on one leg in shallow water near shore.

 Marbled Godwit, Limosa fedoa 


Hudsonian godwit foraging in rocky shallows

Hudsonian Godwit, Limosa haemastica


Semipalmated sandpipers foraging at water's edge

Semipalmated Sandpipers, Calidris pusilla


White-rumped sandpiper on a large rock scanning the shore

White-rumped Sandpiper, Calidris fuscicollis


Killdeer standing near sand dunes.

 Killdeer, Limosa fedoa 


Sanderling foraging in sand among rocks

Sanderling, Calidris alba


Bonaparte's gull standing on a rock off shore.

 Bonaparte’s Gull, Chroicocephalus philadelphia 


Herring gulls standing on the wet beach.

 American Herring Gulls, Larus smithsonianus 


Bonaparte's and Franklin's gulls together near the water.

 Franklin’s and Bonaparte’s Guls, Leucophaeus pipixcan 


Solitary gull near the water.

 Glaucous-winged Gull, Larus glaucescens 


Forster's terns resting on a beach.

 Forster’s Tern, Sterna forsteri