This blog has photographs of birds and other animals taken by a new birder and amateur photographer. It will also discuss identifying birds and birding hotspots. The majority of photographs are from southern Florida and the Greater Toronto Area, although other areas in the U.S. and Canada are included. There are also photos of birds in Panama. Other nature photographs taken while birding are also included
Monday, November 21, 2016
RUFF, MARIEVALE BIRD SANCTUARY, JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA
We can ID this sandpiper as a Ruff by its scaly looking upperparts, orange legs and orange base of the bill.
The Ruff is a new species to our Photographic Life List, which now stands at 345.