A long-legged shorebird with a long curvy beak makes this Whimbrel a great photograph. In the past several years, we have had Whimbrel on the Tsawwassen Ferry Jetty during the spring, summer and fall months which has been a bit unusual. It is always a treat to see them picking along the shoreline for a snack as they add a little something to the other common birds here like the Pelagic Cormorants, Black Oystercatchers and Harlequin Ducks. These birds can be found on their breeding grounds in the far north of Canada and Alaska. They will winter along the coast from the Canadian border south into South America.