Wow, so many sandpipers. These are least sandpipers. All the sandpipers that stayed close to me were least and there were over a thousand western sandpipers further away. There was a dunlin in the second photo.
This curlew was cold as it was windy and foggy. That's a marbled godwit nearby. Look at how similar their plumage is. But, note the thin, dark legs on the marbled godwit.
He was soon joined up with a second curlew who also didn't want to take his bill out of his wings.
The curlew was visited by a semi-palmated plover:
Back at Lake Murray, "Picked On" has been kicked out of the flock and appears thin and depressed:
A female redhead duck was resting on land:
More redheads were nearby with the coots:
And, Cow is still alive. Here she is near her 5 boyfriends. Breeding season is about to get rough in the next month or two.