Bird Photos / Ruddy TurnstoneLast Update: 6/15/2017
Joyce and I saw these first birds on the Port Mahon road in Delaware, near Bombay Hook, during a Baltimore Bird Club trip on May 27th, 2006.
I saw these Ruddy Turnstones at the same place on August 10th, 2006.
I saw a Ruddy Turnstone in non-breeding plumage at Siesta Key Beach, FL in late February 2007.
I saw this Ruddy Turnstone on the Port Mahon road in Delaware in early October 2007.
We saw many Ruddy Turnstones on the Port Mahon road on May 25th, 2008.
This Turnstone shared a rock on the Indian River inlet, DE, jetty with a Sanderling. Note the four leg bands- either this is a very popular bird or some banding station likes to use multiple bands.
This bird was flying around the beach with many others on the Port Mahon Road on May 24th, 2009.
We saw many Ruddy Turnstones along the Port Mahon road during a bird club trip on May 29th, 2010.
There were many Ruddy Turnstones at Port Mahon on May 27th, 2012.
I saw these at the Indian River inlet in Delaware on December 3rd, 2012.
There were many hundreds, or even thousands, of Ruddy Turnstones all along the Delaware Bay shorefront on May 22nd, 2013.
This one was with the Purple Sandpipers at the Ocean City, MD inlet on January 18th, 2014.
These Turnstones and a Red Knot looked at something in the water at the same place.
I saw these at the inlet on January 16th, 2016.
These were flying near Slaughter Beach, DE on May 28th, 2017.