ruddy turnstone


The ruddy turnstone is a small sandpiper that is often seen along sandy beaches and other shorelines. This species is one of the more colorful sandpipers, especially during breeding season. Identifying features of the ruddy turnstone include contrasting black and white markings on the face and breast, orange legs, and short bill. Ruddy turnstones are often found together with other sandpiper species.

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