Migrating shorebirds feeding

North Dakota Shorebirds and Water Birds


American Avocet
(Recurvirostra americana)


American Avocet

American Bittern
(Botaurus lentiginosus)


American Bittern

Black Tern
(Chlidonias niger)


Black Tern

Franklin's Gull
(Leucophaeus pipixcan)


Franklin's Gull

Horned Grebe
(Podiceps auritus)


Horned Grebe

Least Tern
(Sterna antillarum athalassos)


Least Tern

Long-billed Curlew
(Numenius americanus)


Long-billed Curlew

Marbled Godwit
(Limosa fedoa)


Marbled Godwit

Piping Plover
(Charadrius melodus circumcinctus)


Piping Plover

Red Knot
(Calidris canutus rufa)


Red Knot

Tundra Swan
(Cygnus columbianus)


Tundra Swan

Upland Sandpiper
(Bartramia longicauda)


Upland Sandpiper

White Pelican
(Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)


White Pelican

Willet
(Tringa semipalmatus)


Willet

Wilson's Phalarope
(Phalaropus tricolor)


Wilson's Phalarope

Yellow Rail
(Coturnicops noveboracensis)


Yellow Rail