Sanderling eats frozen shrimp

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Ingo Waschkies was at Amrum, one of the North Frisian Islands on the German North Sea, just before Christmas last year. He brought back a photograph of a Sanderling (Calidris alba) catching a shrimp. The temperature then was around -10º … Continued

Clash of the Common Sandpipers

posted in: Feeding strategy, Waders | 5

“A pair of Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos) was observed in August 2009 having a squabble at Seletar Mudflat. Before this picture was taken they were chasing each other over the mudflat for a good two minutes. Then everything got heated … Continued

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