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Western Sandpiper --(Calidris mauri) (48715 bytes)

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Western Sandpiper
Calidris mauri

I was laying down on the rocks as the tide came in waiting for these birds to go in front of me. Unfortunately for photographic purposes, they tended to move by at a quick run. When they are that close, it is difficult to keep them in the frame.

Location: Sitka National Historical Park, Sitka, Alaska

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