Ruddy turnstones

Ruddy turnstones on the Big Island
Ruddy turnstones get their name from their red legs and their feeding habit of turning over rocks in search of invertebrates. This group was mostly resting and grooming near the water’s edge. In the foreground is a Pacific golden plover.

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