Just kidding, all shorebirds commonly tuck one of their legs up when resting.
The unusual behavior of Solitary sandpipers is they will seek out trees and utilize old songbird nests.
We rarely get to see the breeding forms as they pass through Ohio. This is the Northern Phalarope, also known as the Red-necked Phalarope. The dark cap and eye stripe are typical of winter plumage. The female will change to an all black head, white chin, and bright red patch on the throat and neck.
Now that it's over, how about A QUIZ?
Did you get them to a group at least?
2) A Sanderling on the left and Rudy Turnstone on the right.
3) The big one is a Willet and the two smaller ones are Dowitchers.
Now I know what you're thinking. After this I hope he goes back to posting flowers and bugs instead. Once again, all thanks go to Fritz Griffith for documenting the birds of Hebron Fish Hatchery.