An American Oystercatcher carries about a hapless snail before brutally extracting dinner with his/her long bill. Puerto Penasco, MX.
An American Oystercatcher traipses by while the snowy egret hunts in the shallow tide pool. Puerto Penasco, MX.
Bathed in the stunning golden hour sunlight, two sandhill cranes posture at each-other. Willcox, AZ.
A trio of sandhill cranes fly across the beautiful background of the Chiricahua Mountains. Willcox, AZ.
More cranes land to join the already crowded masses of their companions. Willcox, AZ.
The easiest way to distinguish snowy from great egrets is to look at their feet! Great egrets have black feet. Tucson, AZ.
While observing the eared grebes from my rocky outpost and between visits from the marbled godwit, I had the pleasure to this sandpiper picking off insects from the rocks. Medicine Lake Wildlife Refuge, MT.