Rare in interior Louisiana in fall.
Ejemplares de aves playeras, buscando alimento entre lirios y especímenes marinos muertos
Ruddy Turnstone (transitional spring plumage almost breeding adult) Merritt Island Brevard County FL April 2011 Jeff Skrentny FB0831 IMG_3358
The ruddy turnstone (Arenaria interpres) is a small wading bird, one of two species of turnstone in the genus Arenaria. It is now classified in the sandpiper family Scolopacidae but was formerly sometimes placed in the plover family Charadriidae. It is a highly migratory bird, breeding in northern parts of Eurasia and North America and flying south to winter on coastlines almost worldwide. It is the only species of turnstone in much of its range and...