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passing through

Along the beach we found a small group of shorebirds manically combing through the surf, skillfully avoiding waves. Eastern populations such as this can migrate over 3000kms non-stop from Southern Canada or New England to South America.


The Semipalmated Sandpiper, one of two pipers with short webs between its toes, is an amazing little shorebird.


Semipalmated Sandpiper - All About Birds

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Taken on September 7, 2010