Bird seen in the aviary in the Monterey Bay Aquarium

by Chris
(San Jose, CA, USA)

Bird photographed in the Monterey Bay Aquarium Aviary

Bird photographed in the Monterey Bay Aquarium Aviary

Can you help me identify this shore bird, which I photographed in the aviary in the Monterey Bay Aquarium?

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May 24, 2011
Sanderling
by: Susan

Beautiful photo. I believe it is a member of the Sandpiper family - a Sanderling. It may be on its way to the northern tundra.

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