Willet

Large shorebird often found towering over Ruddy Turnstones and Least Sandpipers on coastal beaches such as Harry Harris and Long Key State Park. Their bill is relatively thick and longer than the head. Plain gray overall with more barring in summer. Very distinctive black-and-white wing pattern. Bluish-gray legs.  They pick through freshly washed up Sargasso weed and shallow surf for small crabs and shrimp.

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