Sunday, January 20, 2013

The Impeccable Curlew

Long-Billed Curlew, Numenius americanus, hunting for worms and small crustaceans in the tidals flats along the Tijuana Estuary. They theoretically sense the small creatures under the mud via tiny, sensitive bristles at the tips of their beaks, pulling them up out of the mud for a quick feast.

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