Sandpipers and Allies

17 Species
Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus) Juvenile Photographed at the retention pond of a shopping mall in Greece, NY near Rochester on Oct. 11, 2011. At the time, it had been there for 21 days. It had an...
Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus) Juvenile
Photographed at the retention pond of a shopping mall in Greece, NY near Rochester on Oct. 11, 2011. At the time, it had been there for 21 days. It had an…
Hudsonian Godwit (Limosa haemastica) Juvenile Photographed at the East Spit of Braddock By, NY on Oct. 14, 2020.
Hudsonian Godwit (Limosa haemastica) Juvenile
Photographed at the East Spit of Braddock By, NY on Oct. 14, 2020.
Ruddy Turnstone (Arenaria interpres) with Dead Crab This Ruddy Turnstone , Arenaria interpres , in breeding plumage with a dead crab it had just dug up was photographed at Stone Harbor Point near Cape May, NJ on...
Ruddy Turnstone (Arenaria interpres) with Dead Crab
This Ruddy Turnstone , Arenaria interpres , in breeding plumage with a dead crab it had just dug up was photographed at Stone Harbor Point near Cape May, NJ on…
Ruddy Turnstones (Arenaria interpres) on Mossy Rocks Photographed at Stone Harbor Point near Cape May, NJ on May 16, 2013.
Ruddy Turnstones (Arenaria interpres) on Mossy Rocks
Photographed at Stone Harbor Point near Cape May, NJ on May 16, 2013.
Ruddy Turnstones ((Arenaria interpres) Close-up Photographed at Reeds Beach near Cape May, NJ on May 10, 2018.
Ruddy Turnstones ((Arenaria interpres) Close-up
Photographed at Reeds Beach near Cape May, NJ on May 10, 2018.
Ruddy Turnstones (Arenaria interpres) in Air, on Rocks Photographed at Reeds Beach near Cape May, NJ on May 10, 2018.
Ruddy Turnstones (Arenaria interpres) in Air, on Rocks
Photographed at Reeds Beach near Cape May, NJ on May 10, 2018.
Ruddy Turnstones in Flight Photographed at Reeds Beach, Cape May County, NJ on May 10, 2018. This is a more zoomed in view of some of the birds in the previous photo.
Ruddy Turnstones in Flight
Photographed at Reeds Beach, Cape May County, NJ on May 10, 2018. This is a more zoomed in view of some of the birds in the previous photo.
Ruddy Turnstone Juvenile Photographed at Ontario Beach Park in Rochester, NY on Sep. 16, 2020.
Ruddy Turnstone Juvenile
Photographed at Ontario Beach Park in Rochester, NY on Sep. 16, 2020.
Red Knot (Calidris canutus) Lateral Photographed at Reeds Beach, Cape May County, NJ on May 14, 2017. It was one of a mutltitude of red knots, other shorebirds, and gulls feeding on horseshoe crab...
Red Knot (Calidris canutus) Lateral
Photographed at Reeds Beach, Cape May County, NJ on May 14, 2017. It was one of a mutltitude of red knots, other shorebirds, and gulls feeding on horseshoe crab…
Red Knot (Calidris canutus) Walking Photographed at Reeds Beach, Cape May County, NJ on May 14, 2017. It was one of a mutltitude of red knots, other shorebirds, and gulls feeding on horseshoe crab...
Red Knot (Calidris canutus) Walking
Photographed at Reeds Beach, Cape May County, NJ on May 14, 2017. It was one of a mutltitude of red knots, other shorebirds, and gulls feeding on horseshoe crab…
Red Knot (Calidris canutus) Walking Photographed at Reeds Beach, Cape May County, NJ on May 14, 2017. It was one of a mutltitude of red knots, other shorebirds, and gulls feeding on horseshoe crab...
Red Knot (Calidris canutus) Walking
Photographed at Reeds Beach, Cape May County, NJ on May 14, 2017. It was one of a mutltitude of red knots, other shorebirds, and gulls feeding on horseshoe crab…
Red Knot Juvenile Photographed at the East Spit of Braddock Bay near Rochester, NY on Sep, 20, 2022. Red knots are rare in this area.
Red Knot Juvenile
Photographed at the East Spit of Braddock Bay near Rochester, NY on Sep, 20, 2022. Red knots are rare in this area.
Stilt Sandpipers (Calidris himantopus) Juvenile Digiscoping photo made at at the south end of Irondequoit Bay near Rochester, NY on Sep 16, 2007.
Stilt Sandpipers (Calidris himantopus) Juvenile
Digiscoping photo made at at the south end of Irondequoit Bay near Rochester, NY on Sep 16, 2007.
Sanderling (Calidris alba) in Surf Photographed at Stone Harbor Point, NJ on May 16, 2013.
Sanderling (Calidris alba) in Surf
Photographed at Stone Harbor Point, NJ on May 16, 2013.
Sanderling Female Photographed at Stone Harbor Point, NJ on May 14, 2017. Map
Sanderling Female
Photographed at Stone Harbor Point, NJ on May 14, 2017. Map
Sanderling Feeding on a Crab Photographed at Stone Harbor Point, NJ on May 11, 2023.
Sanderling Feeding on a Crab
Photographed at Stone Harbor Point, NJ on May 11, 2023.
Sanderling (Calidris alba) Juvenile Running Photographed at Ontario Beach Park in Rochester, NY onSep. 13, 2017.
Sanderling (Calidris alba) Juvenile Running
Photographed at Ontario Beach Park in Rochester, NY onSep. 13, 2017.
Sanderlings (Calidris alba) Juvenile Photographed at Cape May, NJ on Oct 3, 2007. They seemed to be doing a synchronized dance as they fed. They were all facing in the same direction, had their...
Sanderlings (Calidris alba) Juvenile
Photographed at Cape May, NJ on Oct 3, 2007. They seemed to be doing a synchronized dance as they fed. They were all facing in the same direction, had their…
Dunlin (Calidris alpina) Photographed at the Wetlands Institute in Stone Harbor, NJ on May 16, 2013.
Dunlin (Calidris alpina)
Photographed at the Wetlands Institute in Stone Harbor, NJ on May 16, 2013.
Dunlin (Calidris alpina) Nonbreeding It was feeding in a foamy surf as it faced the setting sun in Cape May, NJ on Oct 10, 2012.
Dunlin (Calidris alpina) Nonbreeding
It was feeding in a foamy surf as it faced the setting sun in Cape May, NJ on Oct 10, 2012.