Saturday, January 15, 2011

Eat and run, run and eat ...

The colder it gets, the happier the peeps are. These mid-winter days, rafts of tiny birds float on the waters of Boundary Bay, from one shore to the other, or drift in low-flying clouds as if tossed by a stray breeze. Hundreds more hunt along the shore for tiny mud critters. Prey was plentiful last week; the dunlins and sanderlings were feasting.


I love those cute running legs!

7 comments:

  1. love the dunlins, they look like little wind-up toys!

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  2. Love the dizzy peeps! Must be fin to watch.

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  3. how wonderful, thank for sharing

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  4. Sara, "Wind-up toys!" That's a perfect description!

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  5. restless legs syndrome :-)
    probably better to take a video than trying to take photos. Thanks for sharing.

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  6. Great footage. Glad I don't have to run that fast to get my dinner though.

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  7. Great photos and video of the little peeps Susannah! It's always nice to see the actual behavior of the birds we enjoy so much.

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