Photo: Ruddy Turnstone spotted on the coast of Cornwall

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Ruddy Turnstone

credit: Wendy Chapman

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The Ruddy Turnstone (Arenaria interpres) gets its name from its foraging behavior, as it flips stones along the shore in search of food. “While walking in the harbor at St Ives in Cornwall I saw this Turnstone on the breakaway,” writes Wendy Chapman. “It was fun to photograph it.”

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