Sanderling (817/2289)

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Sanderlings are rare, but probably annual migrants to New Zealand during our summer. This adult is in its non-breeding (winter) plumage.

Common names
sanderling, beach-bird, whitey
Location
Maketu, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Photo ID
14396