Shorebirds at Fort Desoto


Willet in the early morning sun.


Willet (in breeding feathers) eating what looks like is a shrimp.


The long billed curlew has been out every morning making the rounds for a couple of months now. I followed him for a half an hour hoping he would dig up a crab but no luck.


Black bellied plover hopping off to somewhere.


Marbled godwits stopping their feeding to give me a glance.


Laughing gull flying in to join the crowd.


“Hey, where is everybody going?”


A bald eagle flying around spooked the shorebirds.


No one out at the beach this early in the morning.

Just a few shorebirds hanging around Fort Desoto on an early Saturday morning.

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