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Juvenile Marbled Godwit on Gull Island on 19 September 2017

 

VIDEO: Shorebirds in action at Presqu'ile on 19 September 2017

Juvenile Buff-breasted Sandpiper pecking insects in the mallow plants. They were teeming with crane flies, midges, regular flies. Gull Island on 19 September 2017

 

Juvenile Sanderlings also enjoyed the feast. Gull Island on 19 September 2017.

 

Juvenile Pectoral Sandpipers were also feeding in the mallow plants and among the empty cormorant nests. Gull island on 19 June 2017.

 

American Golden-Plovers preferred to feed in the open among the old cormorant nests. Gull island on 19 June 2017.

 

Juvenile Ruddy Turnstones tossed wood and debris to find food among the old cormorant nests. Gull island on 19 June 2017.