Shorebirds near Abbott’s Lagoon

Sanderling and Dunlin and a few other shorebirds unknown to my fledgling eyes gathered near Abbott’s Lagoon in Point Reyes. Passing Harriers would send them into a whirl as I stood in my boots, calf-deep in the water, watching them fly.

They finally settled and fed contentedly, moving percussively, like raindrops on the surface of a still pond.

2 responses

  1. Sandy Slichter

    These are lovely, what a nice start to my day, thank you!

    October 27, 2011 at 9:27 am

  2. julie beddome

    Very… moving! Excellent, I might add : )

    October 27, 2011 at 5:55 pm

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