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Least Sandpiper by Kimberly Chadwick


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Taken at Sweetwater Wetlands, Tucson,AZ Jan 2010

Least Sandpipers breeds across a large swath of Alaskan and Canadian tundra and muskeg. In migration it visits varied habitats, including muddy pond edges, rivers, wet farm fields, and fish hatcheries. It stays at the periphery of mudflats, where it picks at the surface for food. This is the only peep with yellow legs other than the Temminck’s and Long-toed Stints, both vagrants to Alaska.



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  • Marvin Collins
    Marvin Collinsover 4 years ago

    Great capture Kimberly!!

  • Believe me when I tell you that it was by chance, didn’t even know I got it until I reviewed the card. I was pretty amazed~ Thanks again!

    – Kimberly Chadwick

  • Angela Pritchard
    Angela Pritchardover 4 years ago

    3, 2, 1, we have ignition and lift off. Great action shot Kim.

  • Thanks very much Angie, much appreciated ~☺

    – Kimberly Chadwick

  • vigor
    vigorover 4 years ago

    What a great action shot! A fave for me ;>

  • Well thank you very much for stopping by and leaving a great comment as well as the fav!

    – Kimberly Chadwick

  • RavenSoul
    RavenSoulover 4 years ago

    Oh SNAP!!! Wonderful capture!!!

  • Luck of the shutter my friend, that is all. Multi shot is my friend sometimes! Thank you much~☺

    – Kimberly Chadwick

  • RavenSoul
    RavenSoulover 4 years ago

    Oh yeah I do that too got it set to shoot 3.2 fps. Luck is all we have sometimes lol

  • Amen Sister!

    – Kimberly Chadwick

  • Judy Grant
    Judy Grantover 4 years ago

    Awesome Capture!!!

  • Thank you very much Ma’am! I always enjoy reading from you!

    – Kimberly Chadwick

  • lokanin
    lokaninover 4 years ago

    fantastic timing on this one!

  • Thank you for stopping by and leaving a comment~ I do appreciate the praise!

    – Kimberly Chadwick

  • Andrew Woodman
    Andrew Woodmanover 4 years ago

    Fantastric capture!

  • Thank you Woody ~ Like many of my shots it is luck of the shutter….lol!

    – Kimberly Chadwick

  • Bonnie Robert
    Bonnie Robertover 4 years ago

    Oh wow, that is really gorgeous! Fav for me

  • Thank you so much my friend! This is classic luck of the shutter!

    – Kimberly Chadwick

  • Sherry Pundt
    Sherry Pundtabout 4 years ago

  • YAY! That is very exciting, thank you Sherry. I am thankful for the recognition Ma’am!

    – Kimberly Chadwick

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