**updated Feb. 2023**
Shorebirds are my third favorite group of birds (behind waders and waterfowl), but perhaps my favorite to photograph.
American shorbs consist of four families in the order Charadriiformes, including:
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stilts & avocets (family Recurvirostridae)
oystercatchers (family Haematopodidae)
plovers (family Charadriidae)
sandpipers part 1: curlews, godwits, & turnstones (family Scolopacaidae)