Sanderling
(Charadrius semipalmatus)
Photographed in Captiva Beach, Fort Myers, Florida and Bethany Beach, Delaware by Jim Rosso.
Bird on the right was photographed in early September and was still changing into its winter plumage. The three pictures, below, show varieties of how the Sanderling feeds.

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Other members of the genus Calidris:
Baird's Sandpiper
Western Sandpiper
Red Knot

Semipalmated Sandpiper
Pectoral Sandpiper
Dunlin
Least Sandpiper