Wandering along with a wandering tattler

When I was down at Kiholo recently, I saw this wandering tattler at the shoreline, hunting around for a bite to eat. I followed it for a while, from a distance.

It snagged a katydid at one point (second photo), but I didn’t see it catch anything else. It spent a fair amount of time around one particular rock (third photo), which caused a good deal of consternation for the a’ama crab that was there. I think the crab was a bit too big to fall into the category of prey for this particular bird.

10 thoughts on “Wandering along with a wandering tattler

  1. Pingback: A walk around Kiholo Bay | Graham's Island

    1. Graham Post author

      Thanks, Jo. We like to think of nature as warm and fuzzy, but it can be pretty brutal at times. Many creatures spend their lives looking for prey while trying to avoid that fate for themselves!

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