Ruddy Turnstones

Ruddy Turnstones. No, I’m not cursing, that’s their name. There are several at Brixham Breakwater which I’ve come to enjoy greatly:

Brixham - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

They scatter the rocks like carefully placed cushions for that casual look of an Ideal Home photoshoot:

Brixham - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

This one, however, is all action.

Brixham - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

This one is all ‘resting after a large pudding’.

Brixham - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

These are in their non-breeding plumage.

Brixham - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Let’s face it, they’re not very ruddy are they?

Brixham - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

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