On the early morning beach walk, mingling with the Marbled Godwits were "Western" Willets, another of those subspecies which many think should have full species status ...
|Marbled Godwit & "Western" Willet|
|"Western" Willet & Marbled Godwit|
|Marbled Godwits & "Western" Willet|
|Some California beaches hosted hundreds of Marbled Godwits - just nine in this photo (2nd year Herring Gull)|