Baird’s Sandpiper

With shorebirds actively moving through the area I figured it was time to start getting back out to Boundary Bay. The timing was not ideal for my walk this afternoon as the tide was way out and I would be gone well before the high tide. None the less, it was a pleasant walk along the beach checking the shore line and tidal pools. There was not much around,

Baird's Sandpiper
Baird’s Sandpiper

… but there were a number of Baird’s Sandpipers stretched out along the high water mark. While there were a few flocks of Semipalmated Plovers active further out on the beach, they were fairly skittish and I could not get close to them at all.