A day in the life of a Turnstone

So nice to get a bit of sunshine! Last night was freezing!

Ruddy turnstone (Arenaria interpres) 11 Feb 2021

I was just thinking, how long is it til we fly back to Greenland?

Ruddy turnstones (Arenaria interpres) 11 Feb 2021

Forget it! You are not even the right colour. Remember what we look like in our summer outfits? Oh yes, long time yet.

Ruddy turnstone (Arenaria interpres) in May. Changing into summer plumage

I know. I just like to dream about the summer!

Ruddy turnstone (Arenaria interpres) 11 Feb 2021

Hey guys, there’s some food over here! Woh! Get stuck in!

Ruddy turnstones (Arenaria interpres) 11 Feb 2021

What is it? Muesli. Humans eat this rubbish for breakfast!

Ruddy turnstone (Arenaria interpres) 11 Feb 2021

What are those pink bits? Sugar. Don’t touch it; poison!

Ruddy turnstones (Arenaria interpres) 11 Feb 2021

Please Sir, I want some more!

Ruddy turnstone (Arenaria interpres) 11 Feb 2021

What’s that thing?

Ruddy turnstone (Arenaria interpres)

It’s just a fishing boat.

Fishing boat leaving the harbour. Scarborough, North Yorkshire

Let’s go an stand on the steps before the sun goes down!

Ruddy turnstones (Arenaria interpres) 11 Feb 2021

Look! I can jump up a step!

Ruddy turnstones (Arenaria interpres) 11 Feb 2021

Oh dear, the sun is setting! Enjoy the warmth whilst you can!

Ruddy turnstones (Arenaria interpres) 11 Feb 2021

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