A stout shorebird with a short, thick bill, short neck, short tail, and short, thick legs.
Larger than a Black Turnstone, smaller than a Black-bellied Plover.robin-sized
- Both Sexes
Stocky shorebird with short legs and a stout bill. Breeding birds have a speckled belly. Note yellow legs.
Stocky shorebird with short legs and a stout bill. Nonbreeding birds are gray overall. Note yellow legs.
Forages along rocky intertidal zones for bivalves, mollusks, barnacles, and marine algae during the nonbreeding season.
In flight, note white tail with a black band and a thin white stripe down the wings.
Stocky shorebird or rocky coastlines. Note yellow legs and stout bill.
Breeding birds have cinnamon spots on the back.
Most often found foraging on rocky shorelines, but sometimes uses sandy beaches during migration.
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