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Sandpipers

One of the shore birds we saw while walking the beaches in September in British Columbia was the sandpiper.  At first I thought these are the least sandpipers as they were fairly small, but they could be sanderlings which also look very similar.  There are about 20 species and identification can be a challenge.
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From the Upper Balcony

When is a balcony a deck? or vice versa?   While in British Columbia I did a lot of photo taking from the second level balcony.  But it had stairs that went to the backyard, so does that make it a raised deck?  Whatever it was, it provided great views around the back of the house and I got into the habit of going out at certain time of the day to spot some wildlife.
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