Vacation Day 1 - Monterey Bay Aquarium - shafer
Western sandpiper - Sandy Shore coastal wetlands exhibit.

In their gray-brown winter feathers, western sandpipers blend in with the sand. But when winter ends, their gray heads and backs become spiced with cinnamon—a bright color much better for courting.

Western sandpiper - Sandy Shore coastal wetlands exhibit.

In their gray-brown winter feathers, western sandpipers blend in with the sand. But when winter ends, their gray heads and backs become spiced with cinnamon—a bright color much better for courting.

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