Least Sandpiper

This tiny sandpiper can be found scurrying amongst the throngs of Ruddy Turnstones, Willets, Sanderlings and Plovers.  They are noticeably smaller then other pipers.  Breeding adult males develop beautiful orange, brown and black feather patterns and non-breeding males have a black and white pattern.  Like most sandpipers, they forage for small crabs and other crustaceans. 

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