Captured as is on Muir Lake, southwest of Winnipeg,Manitoba, Canada….Click on the image to view larger.…I initially wrongfully identifed this bird …Thanks to Martin Smart corrections have now been made.
Camera Details: Canon EOS Digital Rebel T3I 18.0 MP CMOS, w Sigma 150mm-500mm Zoom Lens exp 6.3, Shutter speed 1/400, ISO200 Focal Length 500mm.
The World As We See It , or as we missed it….7 July 2012
Spotted Sandpiper: Medium sandpiper, olive-brown upperparts, white underparts with bold black spots. Eyebrow is white. Wings have white stripes visible in flight. Tail is barred. Dull yellow legs. Low direct flight, wings flap in shallow arcs, producing clipped, stiff wing beats on drooping wings.
To hear its sound turn up the sound and click HERE