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The Ruddy Turnstone (Arenaria interpres) is a small shorebird.
On the day in May when I travelled to Conneaut, Ohio, there were only a very few shorebirds on the sandbar. I saw a pair of Ruddy Turnstone at a distance and a fish carcass nearby. I remembered reading that Ruddy Turnstone eats carrion. I positioned the tripod at the lowest level and placed myself between the sun and the fish carcass. I was on my knees behind the tripod and wished that the Ruddy Turnstone would find the fish carcass. I waited for more than an hour and it paid off. I got this photograph of the Ruddy Turnstone with the serene blue waters of the Lake Erie as the background.