May 26, 2016

Rudy turnstone.

They come by their name honestly, they often forage by turning over stones and other objects.
On the south beach at Rondeau Provincial Park, May 19/16

Arenaria interpres

The oldest recorded Ruddy Turnstone was a female, and at least 14 years, 11 months old, when she was recaptured and rereleased during a scientific study in New Jersey.
source - Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

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