Thanks Nathan Farnau for the help. The Yellowlegs is a Greater Yellowlegs.
|Greater Yellowlegs - bill is long and two-toned, slightly upcurved.|
|Greater Yellowlegs raises foot.|
We also had a Willet feeding in the surf nearby.
In the evening, we studied Forster's and Common Terns. When the Forster's Tern had molted to show the black eye patch, it was easy. There was one bird that was tending in that direction that I thought was also a Forster's.
|Forster's Tern (left) and Sandwich Tern (right)|
|Forster's Tern? in foreground with Common Tern in background - note lighter primaries|
|Two Common Terns (left), Forster's Tern (right) and Royal Terns|
dark cheek and cap, we decided on Semipalmated Sandpiper.
|Semipalmated Sandpiper & Sanderling|
|Semipalmated Sandpiper (note dusky breast) and Sanderlings|