Spotted Sandpiper

Vacation Beginnings at Fort De Soto

April 29, 2015 -  I spotted several Ruby-throated Hummingbirds vying over a single flower, and then my eyes fell on this small shorebird, who turned out to be a Spotted Sandpiper in all his breeding-color spots.... Read more

Productive Morning at the Viera Click Ponds

July 23, 2011 - The dried-up ponds were covered in small shorebirds.  My shorebird identification isn't great, but I know I was seeing Least Sandpipers, Spotted Sandpipers, both Great and Lesser Yellowlegs, and Killdeer.  This was my first opportunity to get a decent shot of a Spotted Sandpiper (when I saw on last April,…... Read more

Cedar Waxwings and Spotted Sandpiper

April 5, 2011 - Cedar Waxwings We walked down by the Lakehurst pond and noticed a little bird poking around in the grass at the shoreline.  I've never seen one before, but I think this is a Spotted Sandpiper.  You can see his spots on the second picture below.  I wished I had taken…... Read more