Willets on the water’s edge

Those who have walked along the beach on Pea Island Refuge or other beaches of the Outer Banks, have probably seen willets (Tringa semipalmata).  They are one of the larger shorebirds seen scampering along the water’s edge and are ready to eat a variety of aquatic invertebrates such as clams, worms and crabs. In this photo, … Continue reading Willets on the water’s edge