Sanderling in winter plumage

Wasaga Beach is a great place to family portraits, which is what I was doing when Tammy pointed out this shore bird running in the surf.  I was intent on what I was doing and it had run right up behind me.  So of course I took a few photos, challenging to identify it’s first year fall/winter plumage.   they spend the summers in the high Arctic, migrating south for winter.

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