Shore Birds

Sunset Beach, NC, Ocean Isle Beach, NC, Aiken, SC, Edisto Island, SC, & Sanibel Island, FL

Copyright 2012 Jo O'Keefe All Rights Reserved

Extensive information about birding in the Carolinas is available at http://www.carolinabirdclub.org/index.html.

   
   
Oystercatcher
Oystercatcher
Oystercatcher
Oystercatcher
Oystercatchers, Sunset Beach, NC, 09/06 & 06/07
Willet
Willet
Willet
Willet
Willets, Sunset Beach, NC, 08/06 & 06/07
Willet
Yellow Legs spp
Willet -- Sanibel
Yellow Legs spp -- Sanibel
Short-billed Dowitcher
Short-billed Dowitcher
Short-billed Dowitchers
Short-billed Dowitchers -- left in breeding plumage and right in nonbreeding plummage
Ruddy Turnstone
Ruddy Turnstone
Ruddy Turnstones
Sanderling
Sanderlings
Sanderlings, Sunset Beach, NC
Sanderling
Sanderling
Sanderling
Sanderling, Sunset Beach, 02/06/07
Sanderlings
Sandpipers, Sunset Beach. NC, 02/08/07
 
Red Knots
Red Knot
Red Knots
Red Knots
Red Knots
   
Black-bellied Plover
Black-bellied Plover
Black-bellied Plover, Sunset Beach, NC, 05/08/07

I am deeply indebted to Taylor Piephoff and Mark Vukovich for their assistance in identifying species.