The Whimbrel

The whimbrel is a large shore bird with a curved bill and striped head. Guide books call the whimbrel “elegant” and I certainly agreed when I saw this one yesterday at Spanish Bay Beach (Pebble Beach area). I stayed a good distance away. The bird’s long bill is made for probing wet sand for crabs.

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