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a day at the beach - ruggedthug  - empfohlen von First Class and More

one time when I was younger my dad saw a bird so close to us so he grabbed a chip and covered it in super spicy salsa and gave it to the bird. The bird was choking and drinking the beach water.

handmade card: By the Shore by meisu4  ... a round window through an old fence with a view of shorebirds ...  luv the coloring of the hardwood background stamp .. beautiful! ... Stampin'Up!

Wetlands, Itty Bitty Banners and Hardwood (background) stamp sets; Crumb Cake and Whisper White cardstock; Pink Pirouette, Pool Party, Crumb Cake and Pear Pizzazz ink; Stampin' Up! Wetlands and Hardwood

The American Avocet

The BBOTW is the American Avocet. These birds live on the pacific coasts of North America. Near or on shallow lakes, ponds, and such. They will eat crustaceans and insects which they find by foraging in the shallow waters or in mud. They are protected by

American Avocet (Recurvirostra americana) is a large wader in the avocet and stilt family, Recurvirostridae. This avocet has long, thin, gray legs, giving it its colloquial name, "blue shanks". The plumage is black and white on the back with white on the underbelly. The neck and head are cinnamon colored in the summer and gray in the winter. The long, thin bill is upturned at the end.

American Avocets Photograph by Brian Wolitski, My Shot American avocet pair, nest building in the low light of late evening

Brown Pelican, by Craig Royal. Prints available. #birds #pelican #photography

Brown Pelican, by Craig Royal. the east coast variety available on texas coast

Two Banded Courser. Northern Tanzania and southern Kenya   | Steve Garvie

The 'Double-banded Courser' (Rhinoptilus africanus), It is found in Ethiopia, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania.

Seashells, shorebirds & starfish - cute tablescape!

A beach themed table setting with a sailboat napkin fold, Warren Kimble Coastal Breeze plates and shell centerpiece.

American Avocet ~ Miks' Pics "Fowl Feathered Friends lV" board @ http://www.pinterest.com/msmgish/fowl-feathered-friends-lv/

The American Avocet. At the zoo, yes. Seen naturally outside, no. Must make trip…

Cameron Jetty Pier is a good place to see brown pelicans. Photo by Christine Flores

Cameron Jetty Pier, LA: a good place to see brown pelicans. Photo by Christine Flores

Bar-tailed Godwits, the only birds known to fly more than 7,000 miles!! nonstop. That means no food breaks, no water breaks, no sleep, through cyclones, storms, to reach their winter home.

The Toughest Little Bird You've Never Heard Of

Bar-tailed Godwits(Limosa lapponica) in winter plummage