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Willet, Fort De Soto_93E6878

It is a relatively large and robust sandpiper.  The willet is an inelegant and heavily built shorebird with a structure similar to that of the common redshank but being larger in size than the greater yellowlegs while resembling a godwit in flight

Probing into the mud.


Two Species?

Currently there is only one species of willet (Tringa semipalmatus). Some birders recognize two subspecies, the western inornatus and the eastern semipalmatus, and believe the subspecies should be designated as separate species. 320 more words


The "Willet"

If you frequent the Atlantic and Gulf coasts, you’ve probably seen this large, sandpiper-like shore bird patrolling the surf line but paid no attention because of his rather drab markings.  233 more words

Ibis Highway

We have a wonderful campsite right on the water where we can watch the sunset.  We spent most of this morning sitting on our private deck and watching the wildlife activity.  418 more words


Beach walk with Willet

Willet at Chastain Beach, Stuart, Florida a couple of days ago.

Willets seem to be here on South Hutchinson Island year round. They are usually alone when I see them. 128 more words

Divine Inspiration Gallery, February 2018*

Long-Billed Curlews #5 on East Beach, 24″ x 36″ Acrylic on panel. $1500

2 Whimbrels 2 Willets, Acrylic on Panel, 24″ x 36″, $1,200

Whimbrel & Godwit on Hendry’s Beach, 16″ x 20″ Acrylic on Panel, SOLD… 90 more words

Santa Barbara

2 Scaups in 2 Days

So, on Sunday I went to Crissy Field Lagoon and ended up seeing 2 new species, one of them being a Greater Scaup. So now I have both scaups. 598 more words