Black Turnstone - Arenaria melanocephala

Length 8.5-10.0 in (21.6-25.4 cm)
Wingspan 1.8 ft (53.3 cm)
Weight 3.5-6.0 oz (100-170 g)
Clutch Size 4
Chicks at birth Precocial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

The Black Turnstone is found on the west coast of North America. It breeds in Alaska and winters from Canada thru Mexico. Black Turnstones pick and dig through sand and rocks looking for food.

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