Beachcomber - Ruddy Turnstone
15 inches wide x 8 inches high


“Colorful, inquisitive and absolutely fun to watch, the Ruddy Turnstone is a favorite shorebird. These birds - and their cousin the Black Turnstone - do exactly as the name implies. While searching for food, the turnstone will use its bill to flip rocks, shells and other debris like seaweed, looking for a morsel that could be hiding there rather than probing into the sand like other shorebirds. There’s something for everyone down by the sea.”


36th annual International Marine Art Exhibition
Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport
Mystic, Connecticut
September 27 - December 31, 2015

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