Sanderling In Spring Acquiring Breeding Plumage Stock Photo 148176556Animal Body Part,Animal Wing,Animals In The Wild,Bird,Close-up,Color Image,Day,Florida - USA,Full Length,Gulf Coast States,Horizontal,Motion,No People,One Animal,Outdoors,Photography,Population Explosion,Reflection,Sanderling,Sea,Selective Focus,Surf,USA,Wave,WildlifePhotographer Ed ReschkeCollection: Oxford Scientific Ed ReschkeSanderling (Calidris alba) in spring, acquiring breeding plumage. Breeding plumage not fully acquired until May. They rush after the retreating surf to feed on exposed small crustaceans and mollusks. Worldwide range. Siesta Key Beach, Florida.