Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park
Upper Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park
Lamar Valley, Yellowstone National Park
On a new island formed in Heard Wetlands are water evaporates.
Feather stuck in track embankment.
24 includes 9 hatch- year loafing on sandbar far NE margin
3 adults and one hatch-year along east margin of sandbar
1 hatch-year bird along mudflat at E shore of basin
1adult size hatch-year bird foraging on E shore of the island
Charadriiformes is a diverse order of small to medium-large birds. It includes about 350 species and has members in all parts of the world. Most Charadriiformes live near water and eat invertebrates or other small animals; however, some are pelagic (sea birds), some occupy deserts and a few are found in thick forest.