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?

Comments for Bird seen in the aviary in the Monterey Bay Aquarium

Click here to add your own comments

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.

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to What Is This Bird?.



Coming Soon

Recent Articles

  1. what kind of bird is this

    Oct 15, 17 06:44 PM

    He looks like a cardinal but blue! i have never seen this bird before until this week

    Read More

  2. what kind of bird is this and is it a baby

    Oct 15, 17 06:44 PM

    It can barly fly so is he injured or baby hes not that big ether his head has like fuzzy stuff

    Read More

  3. Tom Metz

    Oct 15, 17 06:42 PM

    Small dusky or dark gray bird, 3 to 4 inches, with a fan shaped tail. The tail had 2 yellow triangle markings, which were about 3/4 to 1 inch each.

    Read More