Shorebird Galleries and Information:
Families: Charadriidae, Haematopodidae, Jacanidae, Recurvirostridae, Scolopacidae
This gallery contains Plovers, Oystercatchers, Willets, Godwits, Turnstones, Dunlins, Yellowlegs, Sanderlings, Sandpipers, Stilts, Dowitchers, Red Knots, Killdeer, Whimbrels, Curlews, Avocets and Phalaropes.
Not all shorebirds breed near water, some breed in interior areas like prairies and grasslands. Some have limited geographically areas where they breed and some have wide ranging breeding areas.
Shorebirds were the “spark” birds that got me into bird photography.