Orchard Beach Puddle Birds

Lesser Yellowlegs

Least Sandpiper

Short-billed Dowitcher

Baird’s Sandpiper

Short-billed Dowitcher bathing

Semipalmated Plover

Western Sandpiper

In 2017, shorebirds began to land in the puddles in the Orchard Beach Parking Lot. Each day we were excited to find new species. The list below is what we found during the shorebird season of 2017.

I've included some photos of the birds taken in the puddles.

Lesser Yellowlegs, Semipalmated Plover, Semipalmated Sandpiper, Least Sandpiper, Short-billed Dowitcher, Pectoral Sandpiper, Baird’s Sandpiper, Western Sandpiper, Whimbrel, Killdeer, White-rumped Sandpiper, Stilt Sandpiper, Red-necked Phalarope, Black-headed Gull, Ring-billed Gull, Herring Gull, Bonaparte’s Gull, Laughing Gull, Peregrine Falcon, Wilson’s Snipe, American Pipit, Merlin, Canada Goose.     

Pectoral Sandpiper