Monthly Archives: April 2014

Dunlins and Sanderlings

Bolivar Flats, Texas coast

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dowitchers and dunlin

2 Short-billed Dowitchers with a Dunlin at Rollover Pass, TX

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Black Terns

3 Black Terns with 2 Royal Terns and a resting Willet at Rollover Pass

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gull and willet

A Willet comes to try his luck taking a minnow from a Laughing Gull at Rollover Pass.

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Black Skimmers

Rollover Pass, Tx These birds use their longer lower beak to skim the surface of saltwater for small fish.

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American Oystercatcher

Rollover Pass, Texas coast and yes they use their stout beak to open shellfish like oysters, clams and mussels.

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American Avocets

Rollover Pass

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