Juvenile Willet looking for prey

Juvenile Willet on the shore of a lakeJuvenile Willet on the shore of a lake

It won’t be long before I start seeing juvenile Willets that are about the size of the one pictured here. This one still has a bit of down left on the back of its upper neck and its bill is slightly shorter than an adult’s. As I watched this juvenile I saw it catch 2 dragonfly nymphs and eat them.

Mia

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