Feeding along Pea Island shorelines

On the Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge, a shorebird member of the sandpiper group feeds along the shorelines. Dunlins¬†(Calidris alpina)¬†scour sand, mud, dirt and water, along ocean, ponds and sound. With their sensitive-tipped beak they locate snails, worms, insects, clams, mussels and seeds. Dunlins are common on the refuge and Outer Banks, but other shorebirds, … Continue reading Feeding along Pea Island shorelines