Spotted this little guy just before low tide on the last day of king tides.
Diving for bugs over the beach sand.
Apologies for the lousy photo. Plain grey back and yellow legs. Eyestripe. Beak had a darker tip. In company with sandpipers on rocks above water's edge.
Group of 5-6; photo from shore.
Juvenile grooming his tail beside the pier. Still nursing from mom (see other photo).
Epitoke - seen from the pier. Apparently being digested by a salp of some sort.
Seen from the pier. Apparently digesting a possible epitoke, perhaps Typosyllis nipponica?
About 4" across, numerous and visible from the pier.
Large one, about 1.5" across.
Perhaps juvenile Cancer productus? About 1.5" across.
About 2" long, above the water line.