As the waves rushed in it seemed this sandpiper didn’t want to get his feet wet.
Even while probing the sand for food he balanced on one foot.
Lighthouse Inlet Heritage Preserve, Folly Island, South Carolina.
Three or four pairs of Yellow-crowned Night-Herons were nesting in this tree. It was hard to tell if the showy display was for the benefit of a mate or to scare off the circling crows. Maybe both.
This fellow paraded back and forth on this limb first showing off.
Then standing sentinel.