[Tweeters] Video of sandpiper digging earthworms

Al Wagar alwagar at verizon.net
Sun Mar 22 12:45:02 PDT 2009

Hi all,

Yesterday (3.21.09) a curlew sandpiper (dunlin??) was digging earthworms in
the grass playfield at Shoreline's Shoreview Park, which seemed very

Video at


I assumed this solitary bird was a dunlin, but with the light-gray back and
clean white belly, it looks more like the curlew sandpiper in Sibbley.

Al Wagar

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