A Spotted Sandpiper forages along the edge of the
causeway at Iona Island on the west bank of the Hudson
River, New York.
Notice that this sandpiper has just begun to molt into
breeding plumage, with only a couple of spots on its
left side. It was April 19, so this is a migrant.
Watch for the characteristic tail bob of this species as
it moves along the edge of the grass. looking for tasty