A teetering Common Sandpiper on stiff wings

There’s a tail-flicking little wizard on the tideline. That tail-flicking is called teetering. It’s a Common Sandpiper, Actitis hypoleucos: There’s what looks like a skateboarding ramp on the river bank. I move so the bird is out of sight behind the ramp and then move in closer. I peep out … Continue reading A teetering Common Sandpiper on stiff wings