Ruddy Turnstone and More at Presqu'ile Provincial Park

Juvenile Ruddy Turnstone at Presqu'ile Provincial Park on 19 September 2016. It was feeding in the now deserted Double-crested Cormorant colony, overturning pebbles, debris and even dead cormorants.


Video of juvenile Ruddy Turnstone pushing and lifting large objects at Presqu'ile.

With a slight upturn to the bill, Ruddy Turnstones can lift, move and push large items and heavy objects to search for prey.


Juvenile Least Sandpiper on 19 September 2016


Juvenile Semipalmated Sandpiper on the OFO Convention trip on 23 September 2016. You can even see the partial webbing (semipalmations) between the toes.


Juvenile Dunlin molting into first winter (formative) plumage. 19 September 2016.


American Pipit on Gull Island, Presqu'ile Provincial Park on 19 September 2016